Your Harvard: Seattle
Close to 250 alumni, friends, and faculty joined together at the Seattle Art Museum for Your Harvard: Seattle on February 23, 2015.
The event, which celebrated the many connections shared by Harvard and the community in Seattle and the Pacific Northwest, 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 this lively and thought-provoking evening:
The evening's festivities included remarks by Drew Gilpin Faust, president of Harvard University and Lincoln Professor of History, who shared her vision for the future of the University.
As she addresses the crowd, President Faust reflects on how Harvard prepares us to imagine possibilities #MyHarvard
— Harvard Alumni Association (@HarvardAlumni) February 23, 2015
In addition to Faust's remarks, the evening was filled with inspiring moments and opportunities for dynamic conversation. Concert pianist and composer Charlie Albright AB '11 led the audience through an improvisational performance. HMS neurobiology professor Sandeep Robert Datta MD '04, PhD '04, FAS music professor Thomas Forrest Kelly PhD '73, and Harvard Overseer Deanna Lee AB '84, chief communications and digital strategies officer at Carnegie Corporation of New York, engaged in a thought-provoking discussion about the role of creativity in generating breakthrough ideas.
Read more about the conversation on the Harvard Gazette or listen to it below.
A sincere thank you to the many individuals and organizations that helped make this event possible. Your Harvard: Seattle was hosted by the Harvard Alumni Association together with the Harvard Club of Seattle and the Harvard Business School Club of Puget Sound.
Learn more about the Your Harvard event series.