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Policy decisions matter to you every day. We're here to explain them.

    How Data Disaggregation Improves Policy

    How Data Disaggregation Improves Policy

    GPPR Podcast Editor Kharl Reynado (MPP '23) spoke with Amy O'Hara, Research Professor in the Massive Data Institute at Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy. Professor O'Hara addresses data disaggregation, where data originates, the balance between privacy and accuracy, and how data disaggregation can better inform policy analysis and improve visibility for underserved populations.

    • 20 min
    Community Foundations & Public Policy: Building Communities and Paths to Opportunity

    Community Foundations & Public Policy: Building Communities and Paths to Opportunity

    GPPR Podcast Editor Brian Marroquín (MPM ’22) spoke with Sol Anderson, the President & CEO of the Evanston Community Foundation, about the role of community foundations in public policy and dynamic approaches to community building. In this podcast, Mr. Anderson emphasizes the importance of relationships and listening to the community to bring positive change and build meaningful paths to opportunity. Moreover, “It can’t just be policy change or bust.” Sol describes how we can all take steps on the way to dynamic solutions.

    • 38 min
    Health & Equity: Administrative Burdens and the CARES Act

    Health & Equity: Administrative Burdens and the CARES Act

    GPPR Podcast Editor Kyra Brown (MPP '23) spoke with McCourt Professor Pamela Herd about some of the bureaucratic obstacles people encounter when trying to access government benefits, services, and rights. In this podcast, Dr. Herd talks about implementation of the CARES Act and how administrative setbacks can exacerbate inequitable and inefficient distribution of health aid packages to vulnerable populations.

    • 38 min
    Diversity+Representation in Government with Senator Ghazala Hashmi

    Diversity+Representation in Government with Senator Ghazala Hashmi

    GPPR Podcast Editor Kharl Reynado spoke with Senator Ghazala Hashmi about her thoughts on diversity and representation in government. In this podcast episode, Senator Hashmi addresses the underrepresentation of women and minority groups in government and politics, the importance of adequate and accurate representation of the identities that have shaped America, and the notion of moral leadership.

    • 19 min
    Leadership in Public Policy with Anatole Jenkins

    Leadership in Public Policy with Anatole Jenkins

    In the second episode of his "Leadership in Public Policy" podcast series, GPPR Podcast Editor William "Ryan" Brown sat down with Anatole Jenkins. Anatole Jenkins is a current GU Politics fellow who most recently worked as the National Director of States Organizing on the Joe Biden for President campaign. Previously, he has worked as the National Organizing Director on the Kamala Harris for President campaign, as well as in leadership positions on Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign. Ryan and Anatole discussed how to be an effective leader in public policy and how to effectively organize people into making a change.


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    Theme Music by Russell Lawrence

    • 29 min
    Leadership in Public Policy with Sara Sendek

    Leadership in Public Policy with Sara Sendek

    GPPR Podcast editor William “Ryan” Brown premieres his podcast segment titled, “Leadership in Public Policy” as he takes the time to interview experienced public leaders and discuss their leadership styles, influences and leadership philosophies for leading in today’s complex world. For this segment, he discusses with Sara Sendek, a Spring 2021 GU Politics Fellow. She most recently served as the Director of Public Affairs at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (also known as CISA) – the newest agency in the federal government charged with defending the country’s critical infrastructure from threats both cyber and physical.
     
    Follow Sara on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/SaraSendek
     
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    Theme Music by Russell Lawrence

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

o-leonard ,

Great listen

Informative and entertaining - highly recommend!

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Top notch guests, great convo

Keep up the great work!

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