Julia Battilana is a professor of organisational behaviour and social innovation at the Harvard Business School and the Harvard Kennedy School, where she is also the founder and faculty chair of the Social Innovation and Change Initiative. Her research examines the politics of change in organisations and in society, especially focusing on organisations and individuals that initiate and implement changes that diverge from the taken-for-granted norm. She is the author of two books: The Working Manifesto, co-authored by Isabelle Ferreras and Dominique Méda (Forthcoming, University of Chicago Press, originally published in French by Le Seuil, 2020), and Power, for All: How it Really Works and Why It Is Everyone's Business (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2021). She lives in Belmont, MA.

Featured programmes and seminars

  • High Capacity Campus

    Start date: 07/07/2024

    The main objective of this initiative is to develop the potential of young people between the ages of 10 and 18 who have been accredited as "high ability".

  • Workshop on the Future of Government

    Start date: 8/04/2024

    The aim of this programme is to provide an up-to-date overview of the new technological and social trends that will affect the future of politics and governance.

  • Frontiers of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    Start date: 10/06/2024

    The aim of this programme is to analyse the latest developments in the field of innovation and entrepreneurship from a multi-sectoral perspective. Led by MIT professors.

  • Workshop in International Economics

    Start date: 10/06/2024

    Programme aimed at Commercial Technicians and State Economists, university professors and Spanish researchers to share knowledge in international economics.