Leadership Lessons
From Ancient Rome to Harvard GSAS




Join Harvard Professor Emma Dench, Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) and McLean Professor of Ancient and Modern History and of the Classics, in Palm Beach as she discusses lessons from ancient Rome that inform her leadership of GSAS and how she applies that learning to shape the next generation of groundbreaking researchers and industry leaders. 

Enjoy drinks, appetizers, and stimulating conversation with fellow alumni and friends!


GSAS in the Palm Beach


Monday, February 10, 2020


6:00 p.m.  Doors open for registration
6:30 p.m.   Conversation with Dean Emma Dench
7:30 p.m.  Reception


Tideline Ocean Resort & Spa, Malcolm Room
2842 South Ocean Blvd
Palm Beach, FL 33480

Event Cost
GSAS alumni, Harvard Club of the Palm Beaches (HCPB) Members,
and Harvard Recent Graduates ('14–'19): $15
Harvard alumni and guests: $20



The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) is a premier training ground for global pacesetters and a pipeline for future leaders in academia, business, and industry. As the only PhD granting school at Harvard, GSAS is deeply connected to the University’s professional schools, hospitals, and academic centers. Through these channels, our graduate students are revolutionizing the way we approach and produce research. Everyday these students advance pioneering research through their scholarship, teaching, and interdisciplinary engagement. GSAS is responsible for conferring the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Arts, and Master of Science degrees at Harvard in 58 programs of study, including 18 interfaculty programs in partnership with Harvard’s other graduate and professional schools.

At the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, our mission is to identify and attract the most promising students to form a dynamic and diverse community, and to shape them into visionary scholars, innovative educators, and creative leaders. A strong graduate program is essential to ensuring the strength of Harvard’s undergraduate and faculty research programs