LET'S MOVE

HARVARD
FORWARD

WHAT IS HARVARD FORWARD?

In order to face the challenges of the 21st century, Harvard needs fresh perspectives at the table.

Help us elect 3 recent alumnae to the Board of Overseers to move Harvard forward.

We're a campaign created by concerned alumni. We're working to elect three candidates to the Harvard Board of Overseers in 2021 on a platform that pushes Harvard to live up to the University's ideals. This includes:

1.

Becoming a climate leader through divestment from fossil fuels, climate education and research, and on-campus sustainability initiatives. 

2.

Tackling racial injustice through our educational programs, university-wide anti-racism initiatives, and divestment from the prison-industrial complex.

3.

Aligning our investments with our values by creating more transparent and robust socially responsible investment guidelines.

4.

Making our governance more inclusive by increasing representation of recent alumni and giving a voice to students, workers, and faculty.

MEET THE CANDIDATES

DR. YVETTE

EFEVBERA

Global Health &

Gender Specialist

Chan School of Public Health SM 2011 | SD 2018

Seattle, WA

MEGAN

RED SHIRT-SHAW

Educator &

Higher Ed Researcher

Graduate School of Education EdM 2017

South Dakota

NATALIE

UNTERSTELL

Climate Policy &

Finance Expert

Kennedy School of Government MPA 2016

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

SIGN THE NOMINATION FORMS

WHO
Any Harvard/Radcliffe degree holder from Harvard’s 12 schools.* 

*Unfortunately, “Harvard officers of instruction and government” are ineligible, even if they hold degrees. 

WHEN
The petition period ends on February 3rd.
We need 2,987 alumni to nominate our candidates before the deadline.
HOW
You can nominate all 3 candidates entirely online. Just follow our step-by-step instructions here.

2020 ELECTION VIDEO

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DID YOU KNOW?

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Only 4 of the 30 members of the Board were students at any of Harvard's schools in the last decade. Of those, 3 were elected by Harvard Forward in 2020.

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Many notable Harvardians, including VP Al Gore, NRDC President Gina McCarthy, and 350.org founder Bill McKibben support Harvard Forward. 

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Over 1,100 institutions, including Oxford, Cambridge, Brown, and Cornell, have committed to divesting from fossil fuels. Harvard isn't one of them.

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