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Rachel Kyte, F02, Has Advice for Women Leaders: Rage at the Machine, Not Each Other

In honor of Women’s History Month, Fletcher School’s first female dean reflects on her life, career, and why this is a moment for women’s leadership

Fletcher School Dean Rachel Kyte has dedicated her career to increasing access to clean, affordable energy for the world’s poor. A 2002 graduate of Fletcher’s Global Master of Arts program, Kyte served as special representative of the UN secretary-general and chief executive officer of Sustainable Energy for All. 

Before that, she headed the World Bank Group’s campaign to advance international action on climate change and support clients in the move to a low-carbon future. Kyte grew up in eastern England and earned her degree in history and politics from the University of London. She is married and has two children.

On the occasion of Women’s History Month, Tufts Now asked Kyte who she been most inspired by and what advice she has for the next generation women leaders.

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