Founded in 2017 by former Secretary of State John Kerry, the Kerry Initiative is an interdisciplinary program that tackles pressing global challenges through teaching, research, and international dialogue.
About the Initiative
The Initiative leverages Sec. Kerry’s insights, experiences, and relationships on a global scale, collaborating with students and faculty and deepening the Yale experience to have greater interaction with the world beyond campus.
Kerry Initiative Leadership
Learn more about the Initiative's leadership.
Kerry Fellows are Yale students who work with Secretary Kerry and his team on key projects for the Initiative.
In the News
Stay up to date on news from the Initiative.
A key part of the initiative includes Kerry Convenings and Kerry Conversations. These events are intended to develop new approaches to solving crucial global challenges.
Apply to the seminar course, American Power in the 21st Century: Lessons in Diplomacy