In line with its mission to educate and prepare Harvard students to be leaders during their time on campus and in their following careers, LIHC regularly hosts prominent speakers for events, panels, and workshops that address the tenets of leading across a variety of fields and disciplines.

Please see a chronological list of our upcoming and past speaker events below.

The Future of Entrepreneurship and Start-ups

Learn from Blake Masters and Michael Gibson, disciples of legendary entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel, how to build a great business and a better future. Blake Masters, co-author with Peter Thiel of the bestselling book Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future, and Michael Gibson, Vice President of Grants for the Thiel Foundation, teach how success can be achieved in any area of business by offering a new way of thinking...

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The Art and Taste of Leadership

Join us for our second discussion on leadership in the restaurant industry with a panel of Boston’s leading chefs! November 4, Ticknor Lounge, Harvard College.

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Changing Courts: Andre Agassi on Tennis and Philanthropy

Join us for a talk with Andre Agassi about his leadership on and off the court. Date: April 23, 2013 Time: 8pm Location: Emerson 105   Andre Agassi After turning pro at the age of 16, tennis prodigy Andre Agassi rose to international fame, earning 60 men’s singles titles, including eight Grand Slam singles championships, over a 20-year career.  A former World No. 1 player, Agassi is the only male player ever to win all four Grand Slam...

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Securing Our Water, Securing Our Future: A Conversation with Professor John Briscoe

Date: Thursday, April 4 Location: Sever 102 Time: 6-7 pm Join our Facebook event here! John Briscoe is Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Environmental Engineering and Environmental Health at Harvard University where he directs the Harvard Water Security Initiative. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on water management and development. In 2010 he was nominated for the Joseph R. Levenson Prize for exceptional teaching of...

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Leadership in Diplomacy: A Political Roundtable

  Date: Wednesday, November 7 Time: 6:30-8:00PM Location: Wiener Auditorium, ground floor of the Taubman Building at HKS   Panelists will discuss the importance and role of leadership in their careers, as well as their take on current global affairs, particularly involving Europe and the Middle East. Please visit our Facebook Event page and RSVP here.   Ambassador Nicholas Burns is Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and...

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