most powerful Harvard graduates in the world
Business Insider reported a list of the most powerful graduates from Harvard who are currently influencing not only the U.S., but the world. Harvard was recently named the university with the best reputation in the world, and alumni of both the undergraduate and graduate programs are holding influential positions.
Jill Abramson, executive editor of the New York Times
Abramson graduated magna cum laude in 1976 with a B.A. in history. She is the first woman to hold the executive editor position of NYT in its 160-year history.
Ban Ki-moon, secretary-general of the U.N.
Ban earned an M.A. in public administration in 1985. He is serving his second term as the secretary-general of the U.N. since his first term from 2007. Prior to his appointment, he was South Korea‘s minister of foreign affairs and trade.
he is korean. Ban Ki-moon is the eighth and current Secretary-General of the United Nations, after succeeding Kofi Annan in 2007. Before becoming Secretary-General, Ban was a career diplomat in South Korea's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and in the United Nations.