Inaugurated in 2013, the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership comprises the five departments…
Steve Hill (78-79), seasoned executive over two careers, looks back at things he has learned along the way.
Ziad Haider (2011-12), Director of the Truman National Security Project’s Asia Expert Group offers insights as to why the Chinese leadership has turned to French political philosopher Alexis de Toqueville The Old Regime and the Revolution for wisdom in how to preserve stability and legitimacy of one party rule.
- New WHFFA Website is Launched!
Welcome to our new website! We are proud to announce the release of our newly redeveloped website. Although it may look the same at first blush, significant work has been done “under the hood” so that we now have an open-source technology platform capable of supporting our increasingly on-line communications.
Click here to read more about the new website features, and learn how you can get started using the site!
- 2013 Leadership Conference
Our 2013 Leadership Conference focused on major problems and opportunities facing America and the world that demand innovative approaches – often involving collaboration across disciplines and other traditional boundaries.
We explored a wide array of challenges — from transporting humans to Mars … to implementation of the Affordable Care Act … to serving America’s 20+ million veterans. Many of you were there to participate! Now we need you to join our WHFFA Communities of Interest to keep the momentum going!.
Click here for a report the 2013 Leadership Conference, to include links to our first ever webcasts of key speakers, videos of award presentations and photos of the Legacy of Leadership Dinner.
- WHFFA 2013 Awards
The honorees for the 2013 Awards continue the WHFFA tradition of honoring those Fellows and Friends of the WHF Program for their remarkable achievements in furthering the vision of a lifetime commitment to public service espoused by our founder and moral compass, John W. Gardner.
2013 IMPACT Award honors Esther Benjamin (1999-2000).
2013 Valenti Friend of the White House Fellows Award honors the Honorable John R. Phillips, past Chair of the President’s Commission on White House Fellowships.
2013 John W. Gardner Legacy of Leadership Award honors Fernando Torres-Gil (1978-79).
In Chicago Tribune, Katherine Skiba outlines how the WHF Program has sent its chosen few on to bright futures
SAN FRANCISCO – Circuit Judge M. Margaret McKeown of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit is the new president of the Federal Judges Association, a voluntary group of nearly 1,000 judges dedicated to preserving the independence of the judiciary.
WHF John Borling (1974-75), held prisoner by the North Vietnamese for six years and eight months, has published Taps on the Walls: Poems from the Hanoi Hilton
I am thrilled to share with you that history has been made with the discovery of the first-ever treatment for children with Progeria.
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