151st HAA Annual Meeting

Thank you for joining us for this special, online celebration!

This program honors alumni accomplishments and celebrates Harvard's extraordinary global community. We’re thrilled to share with you a lineup of notable speakers, including Harvard University President Lawrence S. Bacow JD ’76, MPP ’76, PhD ’78 and Kevin Young AB ’92, Andrew W. Mellon Director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.

The program kicks off with a special celebration hosted by 25th Reunion chief marshal Anurima Bhargava AB ’96. The main event, hosted by HAA president John J. West Jr. MBA ’95, follows.

Award-winning poet, editor, and museum director Kevin Young

Kevin Young AB '92 to Speak at HAA Annual Meeting

Award-winning poet, editor, and recently named Andrew W. Mellon Director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture will address alumni at the 151st Annual Meeting of the HAA.

2021 Harvard Medalists Walter K. Clair, Nancy-Beth Gordon Sheerr, and Preston N. Williams

Three Alumni to Receive 2021 Harvard Medal

Recognizing extraordinary service to the University, the Harvard Medals will be presented virtually at the Annual Meeting of the HAA.

2021 25th Reunion Chief Marshal Anurima Bhargava ’96

Anurima Bhargava ’96 Named 2021 Chief Marshal

Anurima Bhargava ’96 will serve as this year’s 25th Reunion chief marshal, following a tradition that goes back more than 120 years.

David L. Evans; Leila T. Fawaz, A.M. ’72, Ph.D. ’79; and Joseph J. O’Donnell ’67, M.B.A. ’71

HAA Honors Three with 2020 Harvard Medal

The Harvard Alumni Association awarded David L. Evans; Leila T. Fawaz, A.M. ’72, Ph.D. ’79; and Joseph J. O’Donnell ’67, M.B.A. ’71, with the 2020 Harvard Medal.

Incoming Harvard Alumni Association president Vanessa Liu (photo by Kevin Abosch)

Catalyzing Connection and Action in the Alumni Community

Incoming Harvard Alumni Association president Vanessa Liu AB '96, JD '03 hopes to help alumni find ways to come together and "create change in their communities and in the world."