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From the president of the United States to the heads of some of the biggest financial institutions in the world, Harvard University graduates have established themselves in powerful positions。



Harvard—which was recently named the university with the best reputation in the world—is known as being one of the best academic institutions in the America. Both its undergraduate and graduate programs consistently top many higher education rankings。哈佛——一所享有世界声誉的大学,也是美国最优秀的学术机构之一。它的本科和研究生课程一向排在高等教育的前列。


For this list, we looked for those who are currently in positions of major power and influence on both a national and global stage。这篇文章搜罗了当今位居要职并叱咤国内国际舞台的哈佛毕业生们。

Jill Abramson, Executive Editor of the New York Times, graduated in 1976 with a B.A. in History



Jill Abramson is not only the Executive Editor of the New York Times, arguably the most influential newspaper in the world, but she is the first female to hold the title in its 160 year history. She also graduated from Harvard magna cum laude。



Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the UN, earned an M.A. in public administration in 1985


Ki-moon has held the title of Secretary-General of the UN since 2007, after being unanimously re-elected in 2011. For his second term he wanted to focus on empowering women and promoting sustainable development. Prior to his appointment, he was South Korea's Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade。



Ben Bernanke, former Chairman of the Federal Reserve, received a B.A. and later a M.A. in economics in 1975



Ben Bernake is the former chairman of the Federal Reserve, where his name was at the forefront in trying to solve the economic collapse. Now, he makes more money in a 40 minute speech than he did for a year's worth of work。


Michael Bloomberg, former Mayor of New York City, received his M.B.A in 1966



The uber-wealthy, former three-term mayor of New York City changed how we all look at giant sodas. He was recently appointed by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as his Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change。



Jeffrey Immelt, Chairman and CEO of General Electric, received an M.B.A. in 1982



General Electric is the fourth largest company in the world and Immelt has been running it for 12 years. Recently, to boost confidence in investors after a less than stellar year, he invested $2.6 million of his own cash in GE stocks。



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Barack Obama, President of the United States, graduated with a J.D. magna cum laude in 1991



He's ranked #2 on Forbes Most Powerful List. Oh, and he's the President of the United States。



Michelle Obama, First Lady of the United States, earned her J.D. in 1988



She's the First Lady who wants the country's children to move. She's the head of the "Let's Move!" campaign which fights to combat childhood obesity and promotes healthy eating。



Samantha Power, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, received her J.D. in 1999



As the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Power has been known to make headlines by speaking for human rights, especially in cases against genocide。


Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, graduated with an B.A. in economics in 1991


Facebook is one of the most widely used social mediums in the world and Sheryl Sandberg operates it — making her net worth more than $1 billion. Previously, Sandberg was Vice President of Global Online Sales and Operations at Google, and served as chief of staff for the United States Secretary of the Treasury. She graduated summa cum laude。



Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia, earned a M.A. in public administration in 1971



Johnson Sirleaf became the President of Liberia in 2006, subsequently becoming the world's first elected black female president and Africa's first elected female head of state. In 2011 she was awarded a shared Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts promoting Liberian reconciliation。



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