||Lightfoot to teach at Harvard in the fall
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Former Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is slated to teach at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, where she will lead a course tentatively titled "Health Policy and Leadership," The Chicago Sun-Times reported. The course will draw heavily on her experiences steering Chicago through the COVID-19 pandemic and dealing with health-equity issues.
Lightfoot will be the Richard L. and Ronay A. Menschel Senior Leadership Fellow at the school for the fall quarter.
Eric Andersen, the director of the Senior Leadership Fellows Program and Studio Programming at the school, said, "we reached out" to Lightfoot because "I think, as mayor and as a leader, she faced many pressing public health issues, most [notably] navigating the pandemic."
Previous Menschel fellows have included former mayors and governors, most recently last year ex-New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and former Boston Mayor Kim Janey.
Lightfoot said her wife, Amy, and daughter will remain in Chicago as she takes on the Harvard fellowship, which is slated to last eight weeks.
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