Harvard was on the minds of Ron and Rita Ramnath when they dropped their comfortable lives in Trinidad & Tobago to bring their son, Rick AB ’91, to the U.S. Now, Rick seeks to honor their sacrifice by paying it forward to future alumni.
At Harvard Management Company, helping Harvard donors support their alma mater often means navigating the world of illiquid assets—but it’s all in a day’s work for Senior Vice President for Estates and Special Investments Karen Johnson.
A $20 million gift from philanthropists Lisa Yang and Hock Tan MBA '79 establishes the Hock E. Tan and K. Lisa Yang Center for Autism Research at Harvard Medical School, which will encompass the efforts of basic, translational, and clinical scientists from the entire Harvard ecosystem.
For someone who never read comic books growing up, Warner Bros. Television’s Kelly Goode ’83, P’22 has gone deep into the superhero canon. Read how Harvard played a role in bringing her into the DC Multiverse.
Kate Swain Smith AB '19 is the fourth Harvard Presidential City of Boston Fellow. A collaboration between Harvard and the City of Boston, the fellowship is designed to foster interest in, and create a pipeline to, civic-oriented careers.
Earning a college degree can be one of life's most important accomplishments — and maybe even more so for young people from difficult backgrounds. The journey for 18-year-old Athena Capo-Battaglia is far from ordinary.