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The Fletcher community, including faculty, leadership, students, and alumni, is actively engaged on the international stage as analysts and advisors for elected officials, policy makers, organizations, and industry. Read more about their ongoing research and work in global business and international affairs.

FIGURE SKATING STAR MICHELLE KWAN’S NEW LIFE AS A U.S. AMBASSADOR

Tufts Now
February 5, 2024
The Olympic medalist and Tufts alum has remade herself as a champion of democracy in her role in Belize.

WHY PATAGONIA’S PURPOSE-DRIVEN BUSINESS MODEL IS UNLIKELY TO SPREAD

The Conversation
September 26, 2022
Professor Ken Pucker writes on why Patagonia’s purpose-driven model is unlikely to become the norm.

THE REMARKABLE RESILIENCE OF UKRAINE’S TECH INDUSTRY

Fletcher Institute for Business in the Global Context
August 24, 2022
Ukrainian’s tech industry has given the world a playbook for operating, innovating, and surviving through adversity.

FLETCHER ENTREPRENEURS PITCH THEIR SOCIAL VENTURE START-UPS ON DEMO DAY

Fletcher Institute for Business in the Global Context
August 19, 2022
Visibility and potential funding for start-up companies at the Tufts Summer Venture Accelerator Program capstone event

WHY THE GOVERNMENT IS BOOSTING COMPUTER CHIP EFFORTS IN THE U.S.

Tufts Now
August 9, 2022
Semiconductors run everything from our smartphones to our cars, and a massive bill just signed by President Biden will help innovation, says Tufts author of book “Chip War”

FLETCHER STUDENT JEFF QIU’S CAUTIONARY TALE IN THE WAKE OF CHINA’S DATA BREACH

Fletcher Institute for Business in the Global Context
August 1, 2022
When an anonymous hacker claimed responsibility in June for stealing the records of one billion Chinese citizens, Fletcher student Jeff Qiu saw it as an opportunity to shed light on the workings of China’s cybersecurity systems.