April 09, 2021

Overcoming Obstacles in a Changing Global Landscape ft. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy


On April 9th, Ambassador Caroline Kennedy spoke to the challenges women in IR face in the global landscape. Caroline Kennedy is the daughter of President John F. Kennedy and served as 29th United States Ambassador to Japan under President Barack Obama.

March 04, 2021

Global Perspectives on Race, Justice and Equity Conversation Series with Eddie Glaude, Jr


On March 4th, 2021, public intellectual and frequent media commentator Eddie S. Glaude Jr. spoke to the complex dynamics of the American experience, taking a wide look at black communities, the difficulties of race in the United States, and the challenges our democracy faces.

December 01, 2020

IGL Students In the Pandemic


In this short video, students discuss their IGL experience in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. They reflect on what IGL has done to adapt to the online format and how major events like the EPIIC Symposium were implemented in a way that kept their original spirit.

November 13, 2020

Tufts Institute for Global Leadership – Giving Tuesday 2020


In honor of Giving Tuesday 2020, several students currently involved with Tufts University's Institute for Global Leadership share how the IGL has impacted their college experience.

October 26, 2020

Global Perspectives on Race, Justice and Equity Conversation Series with Sir Hilary Beckles


On October 26th, 2020, distinguished academic and international thought leader Professor Sir Hilary Beckles joined us to discuss the topic of reparations in America.

August 20, 2020

Global Perspectives on Race, Justice and Equity with Lieutenant General (ret) Nadja West


On August 20th, 2020, 44th Army Surgeon General and the former Commanding General of US Army Medical Command, LTG Nadja West, discussed her military career and the challenges she faced in becoming the first African American Surgeon General, the first African American woman 3-star General, and a variety of other achievements.

July 24, 2020

Global Perspectives on Race, Justice and Equity Conversation Series with the Rt Hon. David Lammy MP


Starting off the Series as its inaugural speaker, the Right Honourable David Lammy MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Justice in new Labour leader Keir Starmer’s Shadow Cabinet, spoke on the Black Lives Matter movement and racial justice in the UK.

June 06, 2020

Looking to the Future: IGL Alumni Advisory Discussions Summer 2020


Various experts in IR and global diplomacy advise Class of 2020 IGL Alumni on how to proceed with their educations and careers. This included discussions on graduate school, different career paths like journalism and consulting, and what the future holds for these paths as technology continues to develop.

February 28, 2020

A Conversation with Boston Celtics’ Enes Kanter, February 28, 2020, Tufts University


Basketball legend and human rights activist Enes Kanter joined us for a night of exciting and engaging conversation on February 28, 2020.

December 04, 2019

The Education of an Idealist: The Inaugural Jonathan Moore Lecture on Moral Global Leadership


The Institute is pleased to announce that the inaugural Jonathan Moore Memorial Lecture “The Education of an Idealist: What I Have Learned Inside and Outside Government” with Amb. Samantha Power. It was held on Wednesday, December 4, at 6:00pm in the ASEAN Auditorium at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. Ambassador Samantha Power gave the inaugural lecture.

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