Alumni

Alumni of the Center for Public Leadership (CPL) Fellowship programs are a vibrant force for change. Alumni who have completed their graduate degrees are exhibiting leadership across diverse fields with 41 percent working in the health care, education and nonprofit sectors, 39 percent in the private sector, and 20 percent in government. Graduates of our fellowship programs knit lifetime bonds during their time at CPL and Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and support each other’s professional and personal journeys far beyond the years they spend at HKS.

CPL’s 900+ Fellowship alumni are shaping the public and private leadership landscapes in highly-visible and meaningful ways. 

Alumni

  • ALUMNUS PROFILE

    Doug Jacobs

    Doug Jacobs

    Zuckerman Fellow
    Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, MPH ’15
    Primary Care Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School

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  • ALUMNUS PROFILE

    Jess Newman

    Jess Newman

    Dubin Fellow
    Harvard Kennedy School, MPA ’17
    Raw Materials Procurement, Anheuser Busch InBev

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  • ALUMNUS PROFILE

    Jeremy Avins

    Jeremy Avins

    Louis Bacon Environmental Leadership Fellow
    Harvard Kennedy School, MPA ’18
    Stanford Graduate School of Business, MBA ’18
    Associate Principal and New York Office Lead, Redstone Strategy Group

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Alumni Council

Launched in 2014, the Alumni Council is a network of former CPL fellows who collaborate with CPL to create opportunities for alumni to connect, engage, and grow through ongoing networking and professional development.

Kimberly Dowdell

Alumni Council Co-Chair
Sheila C. Johnson Fellow, '15
MC/MPA

Colleen Gross Ebinger

Alumni Council Co-Chair
Reynolds Fellow '07
MC/MPA

James Irwin

Alumni Council Secretary
Bacon Fellow '18
MC/MPA

Emily Broas

Rubenstein Fellow '16
George Fellow '18

MPA/MBA

W. Patrick Connelly

Zuckerman Fellow '07
George Fellow ’08

MPA/MBA

Marie Harnly

Black Family Graduate Fellow '20
MC/MPA

Abdi Ismail Isse

Emirates Leadership Initiative Fellow '16
MC/MPA

 

 

Khaled Kteily

Emirates Leadership Initiative Fellow '16
MPP

Maya Leventer-Roberts

Reynolds Fellow '09
MPH

Alex Maza

Sheila C. Johnson Fellow '17
MPP

Babak Mostaghimi

Gleitsman Fellow '10
MPP

Adrianna Nava

U.S. Latino Leadership Fellow '20
MC/MPA

Toff Peabody

Zuckerman Fellow '09
MPH

Tamar Rosman

Wexner Israel Fellow '17
MC/MPA

Michael Trejo

Dubin Fellow ’13
MPP/MBA

Alumni Council Emeritus Members

Maura Sullivan

Founding Alumni Council
Co-Chair
George Fellow ’09
MPA/MBA

Graves Tompkins

Founding Alumni Council
Co-Chair

George Fellow ’08
MPA/MBA

Andrew Amo

Reynolds Fellow '08
MPP/EdM

Rye Barcott

Reynolds Fellow ’08
George Fellow '09
MPA/MBA

Elisa M. Basnight

Zuckerman Fellow ’07
MPA/JD

Abigail Bellows

Gleitsman Fellow '13
MPP

Stephanie Brown

Dubin Fellow '13
MPA/MUPL

Elizabeth Côté

Zuckerman Fellow '08
MPP/MD

Sarah Dillard

Reynolds Fellow ’10
George Fellow '11
MPP/MBA

Katie Laidlaw

Zuckerman Fellow '09
Reynolds Fellow '10

MPA/MBA

Kelly Ward

Reynolds Fellow ’06
MPP

Contact us at cpl_alumni@hks.harvard.edu with any inquiries and/or questions about CPL’s alumni network and activities.