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Harvard Kennedy School organises student interaction session in Muscat

Harvard Kennedy School organises student interaction session in Muscat

HKS is a international leader in educating and empowering public leaders in the US. The session introduced HKS’s understanding possibilities that variety from stimulating courses, distinguished faculty, analysis centres and scholarship possibilities such as the Emirates Initiative Fellowship (ELI) to its diverse student physique.

HKS, also identified as the John F Kennedy School of Government, has been element of Harvard University, a single of America’s most prestigious education institutions, for more than 75 years. Its two-year master’s and a single-year mid-profession master’s in public policy and public administration, attract existing and future public leaders who are committed to solving the difficulties of their generation.

Amani el Sehrawey, Emirates Leadership Initiative Programme manager at HKS mentioned, “The master’s programmes at Harvard Kennedy School will inspire and prepare individuals to make a difference in the world by equipping them with the skills they need to improve public policy, pursue powerful ideas and advance their capacity to lead. It is truly the right place to transform the desire to do good in the world into real, life-changing action.”

Yarub al Yarubi, policy advisor at the Think Tank Unit, Diwan of Royal Court and Luma al Saleh, deputy director at TRACCS, HKS alumni, have been also present to share very first-hand experiences and their individual journeys.

HKS provides the most complete variety of education programme in public leadership obtainable anyplace in the globe, all delivered by distinguished scholars and prominent specialists who are committed to exceptional teaching and ground-breaking analysis. Typically enrolling students from more than 90 nations every year, international students make up more than 40 per cent.

Yarubi mentioned, “I was in a two-year course and right now I am the policy advisor at the Think Tank Unit, Diwan of Royal Court. Our forefathers have been sailors and travelled the entire world to have good bond; so there has been hardly any cultural clashes as we are quite an open society. We want to encourage more Omani candidates at HKS.”

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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