Leadership in Action at Wagner explores and broadly shares new knowledge and ideas about public service leadership. Below are updates about latest research and programs in leadership at Wagner.

A highly accomplished alumna of NYU Wagner will soon take charge of a major New York hospital: Jaclyn Mucaria (MPA 1985) ascends to President of New York-Presbyterian/Queens as of August 1.

Ms. Mucaria has been the hospital’s chief operating officer since September 2015, recently leading New York-Presbyterian's “We Put Patients First” initiative, a program to enhance the patient experience at all New York-Presbyterian facilities,

On May 2, 2016, the Ghanaian Women’s Social Leadership Program (GWSLP) held a graduation ceremony for the 2015-2016 cohort. The event acknowledged 15 exceptional graduates­­—Ghanaian women leaders who, over the past year, have dedicated themselves to advancing their leadership to tackle critical needs in their communities or organizations.

Speakers at the ceremony included Akosua Anidydoho, Director of New York University in Ghana; Alicia Cebada, Program Coordinator for the Mujeres for Africa

NYU Wagner enthusiastically honored 418 graduating students at the 2016 Convocation on May 17 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Resplendent in their academic attire amid a capacity audience of 2,000, the students—and their professors, faculty members, and friends—heartily cheered an inspirational keynote address delivered by Democratic Leader of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi.

Introduced by honorary student speaker Quintin Haynes—who noted Leader Pelosi is the highest-ranking