Your Harvard: Canada
On April 12, more than 300 alumni, parents, friends, and faculty gathered at the Aga Khan Museum for Your Harvard: Canada. The event, which celebrated the thriving Harvard community in Canada, was part of Your Harvard, a series of events that will be held throughout The Harvard Campaign to bring together the global Harvard community.
Watch highlights from the event:
The evening's festivities included remarks by Drew Gilpin Faust, president and Lincoln Professor of History, Harvard University, who shared her vision for the future of the University and the role universities play in leading change in the world today.
At Your Harvard: Canada President Faust reflects on Harvard’s quest for meaning. #MyHarvard
— Harvard Alumni Assoc (@HarvardAlumni) April 12, 2016
In addition to Faust's address, the evening was filled with inspiring moments and opportunities for dynamic conversation.
The Honourable Chrystia Freeland AB '90, Minister of International Trade and Member of Parliament (University-Rosedale), led a lively discussion on "Collection as the Architecture of Knowledge," featuring faculty speakers Ann Blair AB '84, Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor, Harvard University, and Rahul Mehrotra MAUD '87, Professor of Urban Design and Planning, Harvard Graduate School of Design. Together they examined how collection, curation, and preservation may shape the future of knowledge in a digital world.
Listen to the faculty conversation below.
A sincere thank you to the many individuals and organizations that helped make this event possible. Your Harvard: Canada was hosted by the Harvard Alumni Association and the Harvard Club of Toronto with support from all the Harvard Clubs in Canada.
Learn more about the Your Harvard event series.