Welcome to the Harvard Club of Sarasota!
For Greetings from Club President, Manda Jordan, click here
Our Club is the dynamic point of contact and interaction between Harvard University and our vibrant Harvard Alumni located throughout Sarasota, Manatee, and Charlotte Counties on Florida's Gulf Coast! We have an incredible group of Officers and Directors on our Board, and we are working hard to create an overall program that meets your needs.
Please feel free to reach out to us at any point. We would love to connect, and we have plenty of opportunities for you to join us in making our local Harvard community even stronger!
2021-2022 Program Highlights
For our Club's Master List of Events, click here
- Happy Hours / Networking Events
- Speakers, Panels, Lectures, Virtual Meetings & Webinars
- Luncheons / Dinners / Evening Events
- On-site Visits
- Sporting Interests
- Schools Committee (supporting Harvard College Admissions Interviewing, College Fairs, etc) – find out more
- Student Scholarship Committee & Fund (supporting current Harvard Undergraduate students from our area) – find out more/donate
- Principals’ Center Fellowship Program & Fund (supporting local School Administrators & Principals' Professional Development) – find out more/donate
- Make a Donation - click here
- Community Outreach (supporting local 501(c)3 not for profit organizations focused on children's education & well-being – find out more
- Volunteer for the Club - find out more
*To join as a first-time member of the Harvard Club of Sarasota or to renew your existing membership, click here.
*To make a contribution to our Club’s Student Scholarship Fund and/or our Principals’ Center Fellowship Program Fund, click here.
4:30PM Wed 13 Oct 2021 - 5:00PM Thu 11 Nov 2021 ( Timezone: Eastern )Members-Only Offer! Buy tickets for all 6 Main Luncheons in our 2021-2022 season at the reduced price of $192 (usually $35/ticket).
4:00PM - 7:00PM Sun 7 Nov 2021 ( Timezone: Eastern )Please join us at The Resort at Long Boat Key Club with Bob Scalise, former Harvard Sr. Advisor, Athletic Director, & HBS MBA Prog. Exec. Director, & Maura Costin Scalise, former Women's Swimming & Diving Head Coach!
11:45AM - 1:15PM Fri 12 Nov 2021 ( Timezone: Eastern )Christopher Palazzolo, MBA/MPA'07, is Principal and Head of Responsible Investment at AQR Capital Management, leading Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing initiatives globally after previously serving as Head of AQR Capital Mgmt. Europe.
12:00PM - 2:30PM Sat 20 Nov 2021 ( Timezone: Eastern )Join fellow Harvard Alumni & Friends to Cheer on the Crimson Varsity Football Team!! Our Yale Club friends will be joining us for a fun-filled event!
12:30PM - 3:00PM Fri 3 Dec 2021 ( Timezone: Eastern )Includes Museum tour, brand new DINO-VENTURE EXHIBIT of roaring, breathing dinosaurs, new MANATEE habitat, PLANETARIUM show, & casual box lunch!