Global Experiences

Speaker Series

The Kageyama-Hunt Lecture Series, established in 2012 by Belmont Hill parents Bill Hunt and Yuko Kageyama-Hunt P‘11,‘18, brings speakers to campus who model global citizenship and can inspire generations of Belmont Hill boys to embrace the challenges and opportunities of an interconnected world.

Since the Series’ inception, the following international speakers have spoken before and with the school community:

Hicham Alaoui, scholar on democratization and secularization at Harvard’s Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, son of the late Prince Moulay Abdallah, son of King Mohammed V of Morocco.
Katie Murphy and Nada Elattar, co-founders of “Ahlan Simsim”, a joint program of the International Rescue Committee (IRC) & Sesame Street that educates child refugees from Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, and Iraq.
Halla Hrund Logadottir, co-founder and co-Director of the Arctic Initiative at Harvard Kennedy School, former director of the Iceland School of Energy at Reykjavík University.
David Keith, Harvard professor of climate engineering and public policy, CEO of Carbon Engineering.
Kim Phuc, "Napalm Girl" from Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph taken at Trảng Bàng during the Vietnam War on June 8, 1972.
James Stavridis, Admiral (USN) & Dean, Fletcher School of Diplomacy.

Maria Antonia Gardia de la Torre
, Colombian human rights journalist.
Felipe Calderón, former president of Mexico (2006-2012).
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