Letter to PMB: COVID-19 and Women’s Leadership

BY: Tijani Salami – SIR: Just a few weeks ago I read that your Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 would be replaced by a Presidential Steering Committee. It’s aim would remain the same – to oversee efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus and mitigate its impact. What was not addressed was the fact that this important leadership …

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New Voices Senior Fellow Receives 2021 HBS Alumni Achievement Award

Congratulations to New Voices Senior Fellow Ndidi Nwuneli for receiving Harvard Business School’s Alumni Achievement Award! As HBS’s highest honor, this award recognizes distinguished graduates who have contributed significantly to their communities while upholding the highest standards and values in all they do. As a Senior Fellow, not only has Ndidi authored a book on …

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We Are Closer to an HIV Vaccine Now More Than Ever Before

BY: Tian Johnson – It took less than a year for researchers to develop a vaccine against COVID-19. The search for an HIV vaccine became almost 40 years ago. The unprecedented pace I wish the COVID-19 jobs were developed and the scientific breakthroughs they required have re-energized those efforts to develop an HIV vaccine. But …

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To End Venezuela’s Humanitarian Crisis, Start with Family Planning

BY: Andrés Constantin: One casualty of Venezuela’s ongoing humanitarian crisis has been women’s access to contraception. Any meaningful effort to work through the crisis smartly and seriously must start with family planning investments, which will allow Venezuelans to lift themselves out of poverty, contribute to the entire economy’s growth, and protect human rights. Over the …

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