Harvard Folks Appearing at the Conference on World Affairs, April 10-14, in Boulder

Ten of the participants in the 69th CWA have past or present connections with Harvard. They can be seen and heard in various events at the CU Boulder Campus April 10-14, 2017. All events are free and open to the public.

The 69th Conference on World Affairs will be held April 10-14, 2017 (Monday 9:00 - Friday 6:00) at various venues on the University of Colorado's Boulder campus.  All events are free and open to the public.

Detailed information about the program and participants for the 69th Conference on World Affairs can be found via  The CWA Web site. The week's schedule is here, and the participants' bios are here.

Ten of this year’s participants have Harvard connections:


Amar Bakshi – Founder and Creative Director, Shared_Studios, Washington DC – AB '06 (Leverett, Social Studies)

Peter C Frumhoff* – Director of Science and Policy, Union of Concerned Scientists, Cambridge, Massachusetts – Associate of Harvard University Center for the Environment

Martha Clark Goss* – Independent Director, American Water Works, Voorhees, New Jersey – MBA '78 (Section D)

Vicki J Huddleston* – Ambassador (ret.) to Mali and to Madagascar, United States Department of State, Santa Fe, New Mexico – IOP Fellow (2005)

Chris Lehnertz – Superintendent, Grand Canyon National Park, Grand Canyon, Arizona – KSGEE '05

Shadia Marhaban – Acehnese journalist, activist, and peacemediator, Aech, Indonesia – FAS International Affairs Fellow '12

Ted Osius – Ambassador to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, U.S. Department of State, Vietnam – AB '84 (Adams, Social Studies)

April Rinne – Advisor, Sharing Economy, Portland, Oregon – JD '03 (Section 3)

Michelle Thaller* – Deputy Director of Science for Communications, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC – AB '92 (Lowell, Astronomy and Astrophysics)

Tim Wirth* – Vice Chairman, United Nations Foundation and Better World Fund and Former U.S. Senator from Colorado, Washington, D.C. – AB '61 (Lowell, History), EdM '65

* - returning participant