Register here to join us on Sunday, March 28th, at 3:00 pm ET to MEET THE OVERSEERS CANDIDATES selected for endorsement by the Coalition for a Diverse Harvard and co-endorsed by H4A and a total of 11 alumni groups. We are pleased that H4A member Sheryl WuDunn MBA '86 has received this endorsement, and that we are joined in the endorsements by First Generation Harvard AlumniHarvard Arab Alumni AssociationHarvard Black Alumni SocietyHarvard Gender & Sexuality CaucusHarvard Latino Alumni AllianceHarvard Progressive Jewish AlumniHarvard South Asian Alumni Alliance, Harvard Tamil Sangam Alumni and Harvard University Muslim Alumni

You will hear from all five of the candidates, who will talk about their experiences at Harvard, their careers, their goals as Overseer and their views on a racial justice agenda for Harvard, followed by Q&A. To receive the Zoom link, register by March 27 here. This webinar is only for members of endorsing organizations.

Elections begin on April 1, 2021. We encourage you to vote for the full list, in order to maximize the chances that these strong advocates of diversity will be elected. 

The Overseer candidates we endorse are: 

  • Raymond Lohier Jr. AB '88, a federal appellate judge in the Second Circuit who is dedicated to equal justice for all

  • María Teresa Kumar MPP '01, the co-founder/CEO of Voto Latino which works to educate and empower a new generation of Latinx voters

  • Sheryl WuDunn MBA '86, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, author, and consultant focusing on the inequality gap

  • Mark Carney AB '87, the UN Special Envoy for Climate Action and Finance who is sounding the alarm about inequality and profit-driven decision-making and

  • Yvette Efevbera SM ’11, SD '18, a Harvard Forward candidate who is a global health and equity expert. 

The candidates we are co-endorsing for Elected Director of the HAA are: 

Maiya Williams Verrone AB ’84

Hannah Park AB ’13

Jane Labanowski AB ’17

Tenzin Priyadarshi M.T.S. ’03

George Abraham Thampy AB ’10

Whitney S.F. Baxter AB ’07, M.B.A. ’11

For more information about the endorsement process and how to vote, please see this Coalition for a Diverse Harvard page