Minnesotans start local version of Harvard program for 'rising leaders'

16 Nov 2019

Young leaders from the Twin Cities, Rochester, St. Cloud and Fargo-Moorhead will gather at the U this week to explore inclusive economic development challenges and opportunities. 

For the past five years, 10 young Twin Cities leaders have immersed themselves — along with people from 13 other U.S. cities — in an intensive Harvard Business School program that examines how the U.S. will compete globally with limited resources and a growing socio-economic divide.

The theory is that deep, cross-sector relationships are essential to improve education, transportation infrastructure, housing and workforce development, which lead to more widespread prosperity.

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