Former Harvard undergraduate Damilare Sonoiki ’13 filed a lawsuit
against the University Oct. 21 alleging that the College unfairly
withheld and ultimately denied him his degree after three fellow
students accused him of sexual assault.
Sonoiki was set to
graduate in May 2013. Two days before Commencement, however, two women
formally filed formal sexual misconduct complaints against him.
still spoke as the Harvard Orator on Class Day and walked at
graduation. Still, he was denied a degree because he was involved in a
pending investigation. Several days later, the third woman filed an
additional complaint against Sonoiki.
On Nov. 19, 2013, the
Administrative Board found Sonoki responsible for the accusations,
required him to withdraw from the College, and recommended his dismissal
to the Faculty Council, according to his legal complaint. On Dec. 10,
2014, the Council dismissed Sonoki. He never received his undergraduate
BOSTON— November 6, 2019—Harvard Business School Dean Nitin Nohria announced today that he will step down in June 2020, concluding ten years of service as the School’s tenth Dean.
In a message to faculty, staff, students, and alumni, Nohria said the time is right for HBS to transition to new leadership. “Ten years gave us a good run to make progress on our ‘Five I’ priorities,” he noted, referring to the School-wide focus on innovation, intellectual ambition, internationalization, inclusion, and integration that has been a hallmark of his tenure. “Serving as Dean has been a privilege for which I am immensely grateful. A decade seems an appropriate duration for this chapter in the School’s history.” MORE
CINA LAWSON MPP 2001 FIRST MET the president of Togo when he visited New York for the United Nations General Assembly in 2009. She was working in Manhattan, developing data infrastructure services for Orange Business Services’ public- and private-sector clients, and the two discussed the challenges and opportunities facing the telecom sector in West Africa.
When President Faure Gnassingbé was reelected in 2010, he remembered
their conversation and asked Lawson to join his government as the
minister of posts, digital economy, and technological innovation. Since
assuming that position, she has significantly expanded access to both
the internet and financial services in Togo.
Research Fellow Program for the Office of Evaluation and Oversight-1900000828
The Office of Evaluation and Oversight
(OVE) at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is seeking several Research
Fellows (RF) to work at IDB Headquarters in Washington, D.C. OVE is an
independent evaluation office that conducts project, program and corporate
evaluations of IDB’s and IDB Invest’s activities and reports directly to these
In November 2019, an all-day Global Education Conference to convene embassy representatives, the private sector, universities, think tanks, U.S. government, international multi-lateral organizations and other educational institutions to discuss the latest developments in education and, specifically, the issues that are critical to foreign students coming to the United States and their foreign governments, which have a vested interest in finding top educational opportunities for their nationals, will take place in Washington DC. Among the myriad of topics we will examine are future education trends, including the skills needed to adapt to a 21st-century world, as well as other pertinent political developments affecting the field.
Our world is a place where cyberattacks can happen
instantaneously. That’s why the security and resilience of critical
infrastructure requires constant vigilance against cyber threats.
Led by Faculty Chair James Waldo, this one-week
program focuses on the intersection of policy and technology, as well as
how, together, they can address the critical threats of a cyber world.
The objective is to provide technologists and policymakers with a
conceptual framework for the design of both cybersecurity policy and