[LIDS-ILS Joint Event] Talk by Dikembe Mutombo

Posted on October 23rd, by hlids in . No Comments

Mr. Mutombo will be speaking about his health work in DRC. The event is organised by ILS, LIDS and Prof. William Alford. Not to be missed; how often do former NBA players speak about development at the Law School?

Date: 23rd October, 2013

Venue: TBD

Working at the World Bank

Posted on October 17th, by hlids in . No Comments

This is an informal discussion with El Cid Butuyan, focusing on the ins and outs of working at the World Bank, and also giving more general advice on working at large, international organizations. The event will be capped at 30 attendees. RSVP here sooner rather than later.

Welcome New Students!

Posted on September 16th, by Sarah Weiner & Beth Nehrling in LIDS LIVE. No Comments

First of all, congratulations and welcome! We are the Harvard Law and International Development Society—a diverse mix of students from Harvard Law School, the Kennedy School of Government, the Tufts Fletcher School, and other graduate schools in Boston who share a passion for the challenges and opportunities that lie at the intersection of law, policy and international development. We are firmly committed to two goals: making a difference in international development and providing our members with opportunities to get involved in hands-on, exciting and high-impact work in a field of their choice. Whether you have experience in international development or are interested in learning more about it, we would like to invite you to learn more about the work we do and meet some of our members. We look forward to getting to know you all this fall!

There are three main ways to get involved with LIDS as a new student at one of our member schools:

1)     Work on a LIDS-Orrick project. Join a group of 5-10 graduate students and work directly with a senior client at one of our partners—generally, a development-focused NGO, IGO, or an entrepreneur serving the bottom of the pyramid. LIDS projects are excellent opportunities to … Read More »