"A successful co-management model is all about transparency, and having a consensus in sharing of ideas and ways of knowing. We are taught to take care of the land. It’s more of an act of love, not an act of a job," said Cynthia Wilson, Religion and Public Life Native and Indigenous Rights Fellow.
"One of the arguments I put forward in my HDS thesis is that oftentimes people think that people in general don’t care about waste. I really want to push back about that idea," says Sakiko Isomichi, MDiv ’22.... Read more about Humans of HDS: 'Ministry in Waste'
Katherine Collins, MTS '11, studied biomimicry—the idea of looking to nature to solve complex problems—and brought these concepts to Putnam Investments as the company’s first head of sustainable investing.
A group of Harvard Divinity School alumni in humanitarian aid professions reflected on the impact of their education at HDS and discussed the intersection of ethics, religion, and spirituality at a virtual panel Tuesday.
“The skills that ministers bring to their work are the skills that business schools desire to give to their students, and that CEOs want. They want empathy, connectivity with others, active listening,” said Karim Hutson, MDiv '08.
"The Spiritual Lives of Leaders," co-taught by HBS Professors Derek van Bever, MDiv '11, and John Brown, HDS Practitioner in Residence in Religion, Business Ethics, and the Economic Order, aimed to ignite conversations and an investigation into the deeper motivations of business leaders—the development of their values and sense of purpose, and the role of spirituality and faith in forming their leadership style.