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The Free To Bmore Podcast by the Enoch Pratt Free Library features conversations with leaders and innovators making a positive impact in Baltimore. Hosted by Meghan McCorkell.

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    • Society & Culture
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The Free To Bmore Podcast by the Enoch Pratt Free Library features conversations with leaders and innovators making a positive impact in Baltimore. Hosted by Meghan McCorkell.

    University System of Maryland Chancellor Jay A. Perman M.D.

    University System of Maryland Chancellor Jay A. Perman M.D.

    Dr. Jay Perman oversees 12 universities and 3 higher education centers across the State of Maryland. Now, he is leading the University System of Maryland through an historic pandemic that could change the way we look at higher education in the future.

    • 30 min
    Dr. Susan Mani, M.D. of LifeBridge Health on COVID-19 and Vulnerable Populations in Maryland

    Dr. Susan Mani, M.D. of LifeBridge Health on COVID-19 and Vulnerable Populations in Maryland

    The Coronavirus outbreak has hit vulnerable populations incredibly hard. Dr. Susan Mani, M.D. with LifeBridge Health is working with the Maryland Department of Health to track hotspots throughout the State and get needed resources to our most at-risk groups.

    • 35 min
    Head of the Kirwan Commission Dr. William 'Brit' Kirwan

    Head of the Kirwan Commission Dr. William 'Brit' Kirwan

    His name has become synonymous with one of the hottest issues in Annapolis this session, education. Don't miss this episode of the Free to Bmore Podcast featuring Dr. William 'Brit' Kirwan, the head of The Kirwan Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education. It's a plan for a sweeping overhaul of education across the state that's led to a funding fight that has dominated this legislative session.

    • 43 min
    Digital Harbor Foundation Director Andrew Coy

    Digital Harbor Foundation Director Andrew Coy

    Making a difference in Baltimore - one student at a time. Former White House advisor Andrew Coy is the founder of the Digital Harbor Foundation Tech Center.

    Now he joins the Free to Bmore podcast to talk about turning rec centers into tech centers.

    • 37 min
    Towson University President Dr. Kim Schatzel

    Towson University President Dr. Kim Schatzel

    She leads the second-largest university in the State of Maryland. In her nearly four years at Towson University, Kim Schatzel has been named one of the most influential Marylanders and one of the most admired CEOs. Now she's talking to the Free To Bmore Podcast about how the campus is growing and her push to see increasing diversity in the students who attend.

    • 34 min
    Baltimore City Public Schools CEO Dr. Sonja Brookins Santelises

    Baltimore City Public Schools CEO Dr. Sonja Brookins Santelises

    For four years, Dr. Sonja Brookins Santelises has been at the helm of the Baltimore City Public School System. She’s faced challenges including layoffs, maintenance issues, and funding cuts. But there’s also been successes including rising test scores and graduation rates. Through it all, Dr. Santelises has been called a stabilizing force for City schools.

    • 42 min

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