Dr. Kerry M. Healey
Dr. Kerry Murphy Healey is an accomplished executive, focused on higher education. She served as the thirteenth President of Babson College, a private business school in Massachusetts with a central focus on entrepreneurship education and often ranked as the most prestigious entrepreneurship college in the USA. She was the first woman to hold that top position. During her second year of Presidency, TIME's Money Magazine rated Babson as the No. 1 college based on metrics of education quality, affordability, and alumni earnings. In September 2019, she was appointed as the Inaugural President of the Milken Institute's Center for Advancing the American Dream. In 2015, Money Magazine ranked Babson second nationally, behind Stanford.
Dr. Healey established a presence for Babson College in the UAE and supported the newly formed Prince Mohamed bin Salman College of Business and Entrepreneurship in Saudi Arabia, where she is currently a Member of the Board of Trustees. Among her prior posts, she was Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts under Mitt Romney, and the Republican National Committeewoman for the state of Massachusetts, USA. She is a Member of the Board of Trustees at the American University of Afghanistan, a Member of the World Economic Forum Expert Network, and she is on the advisory board at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Dr. Healey is currently serving as the President of the Center for Advancing the American Dream, a center to inspire four pillars, education, public health and medical research, entrepreneurship and innovation, and economic freedom.
She graduated from Harvard University with a Bachelor of Arts in Government, was awarded a Rotary International Scholarship, and received a Ph.D. in Political Science and Law from Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland.
N.B. Pending approval by the Higher Education Council of the Ministry of Education in the Kingdom of Bahrain.