PLEASE VOTE BY MAY 18 FOR THE CANDIDATES ENDORSED BY H4A
Voting has begun in the HAA ELECTIONS. You should have received your ballot code on April 1st in an email from Harvard 2021 Elections at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please vote for the candidates selected for endorsement by the Coalition for a Diverse Harvard and co-endorsed by H4A and a total of 11 alumni groups. Ballots must be received by 5 pm on May 18th.
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 Alumni, Harvard Arab Alumni Association, Harvard Black Alumni Society, Harvard Gender & Sexuality Caucus, Harvard Latino Alumni Alliance, Harvard Progressive Jewish Alumni, Harvard South Asian Alumni Alliance, Harvard Tamil Sangam Alumni and Harvard University Muslim Alumni.
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
You can watch a recording of the Overseers candidates discussing their views here. For more information about the endorsement process and how to vote, please see this Coalition for a Diverse Harvard page.