Former Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has been appointed to two fellowships at Harvard University.
Ardern has been named a 2023 Angelopoulos Global Public Leaders Fellow and a Hauser Leader in Government Graduate Schools and Public Leadership Centers.
Transitioning from public service roles to stay at Harvard Kennedy School, according to the U.S. university, provides distinguished leaders to work with students and faculty to build principled leadership skills.
The former prime minister has also been appointed a fellowship at the law school-based Berkman Klein Center for the Internet and Society, where she explores ways to improve content standards and platform accountability for extremist content online. Research and explore artificial intelligence governance. And algorithm harm.
Ardern said she was very humbled to be able to join the university as a fellow who has the opportunity to share her experiences with others and learn and reflect as a leader.
“As leaders, we have little time for reflection, but reflection is essential if we are to properly support the next generation of leaders,” she said in a statement.
She will assume the role later this year.
Ardern was honored by the university with the 2020 Activist Award. Harvard’s 2022 Commencement Address.
https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/national/488678/jacinda-ardern-to-take-up-fellowships-at-harvard-university Jacinda Ardern Joins Harvard University Fellowship