Harvard University is one of the most prestigious schools in the world. The school is over 200 years old and many famous Influential people have gone there. The quality of education is undoubtedly top-notch as the school has always been ranked number one since 2011 on World’s Top 100 Universities in the world.
The school is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. It’s also known for its selective admissions and high salary grade after graduation. It’s notable alumni is probably one of the reasons why it very coveted. It has 158 Nobel laureates, eight U.S presidents, 32 state heads and 188 living billionaires.
Here in the Philippines, there are also notable personalities that finished graduate programs like Jollibee’s Tony Tan Caktiong and JG Summit’s late founder, John Gokongwei. Ayala Corporation’s Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala earned his degree in economics in 1981 and master’s in business administration in 1987.
GMA-7’s Annette Gozon also attended the prestigious school in 1999 for her Master of Law at Harvard’s Law School.
ABS-CBN’s Eugenio “Gabby” Lopez III received his MBA from Harvard Business School (HBS) in 1980.
Charo Santos-Concio and Carlo Katigbak of ABS-CBN completed a short program in advanced management for six weeks at Harvard Business School.
Senator Ralph Recto also finished his leadership scholarship course at John F. Kennedy School of Government, the public policy and public administration school of Harvard.
Senator Kiko Pangilinan also attended John F. Kennedy School of Government in 1997 to pursue his Master of Public Administration.
Manila Mayor Isko Moreno, attended John F. Kennedy School of Government in 2012 for an exclusive program called Leadership Crisis. He was in position as Vice Mayor of the City.
Jolo Revilla, son of Bong Revilla and Lani Mercado, along with Janelle Estrada, daughter of Jinggoy Estada and Precy Vitug, have undergone classes for a five-day executive education in November 2018 for emerging leaders.
Charlene Gonzalez-Muhlach took her Harvard’s Business Management Entrepreneurship course in 2019. She told Pep.ph, “…it was quite abrupt na talagang kailangan ko nang umalis within two weeks time. And it was hard for me to leave my family during that time because it was during Holy Week at nakaplano na ang Holy Week. I had to leave Aga and the kids. But since he knew it was my dream talaga, since before pa, pumayag siya.”
Toni Gonzaga also took a course, Professional Development for Marketing Strategy at Harvard Extension School. As it happens, Vicki Belo was her classmate.
Karen Davila was invited to attend a short course on Global Leadership and Public Policy for the 21st Century back in 2010.