A weekly podcast examining the relationship between entrepreneurship, innovation and policy in the Washington D.C. region. They are stories explaining why local innovation often influences the federal government and are told by a wide variety of voices across demographics and industries.
AI and Academia - Jonathan Aberman
Jonathan Aberman is the Dean of the College of Business, Innovation, Leadership and Technology at Marymount University and a long-time friend of What's Working in Washington. With the capabilities of artificial intelligence reaching unprecedented heights, Jonathan explains AI's growing impact on higher education, and shares timely updates on the state of the D.C. economy and post-pandemic job market.
Communicating for a Cause - Sean Gibbons
Sean Gibbons is the CEO of the Communications Network, a D.C.-based organization that connects, gathers, and supports leaders working in communications for good. Sean describes how he and his colleagues empower philanthropic organizations, like the Rockefeller and Ford Foundations, with strong communication tools to advance their missions. In an endless matrix of narratives and stories, Sean shares how to break through the noise with smart communications that can transform lives.
The Conscious Workplace - Shaara Roman
Shaara Roman is the founder and CEO of The Silverine Group, a boutique consulting firm working at the intersection of people, strategy and culture to build resilient and sustainable companies. Shaara, author of The Conscious Workplace: Fortify Your Culture to Thrive in Any Crisis, knows that balancing the desires, aspirations and expectations of young professionals with profit-motivated management can be tough. With wise perspective and practical solutions, Shaara emerges as the authority on the modern workplace— and this is a conversation you won't want to miss.
Invisible Trillions - Raymond Baker
Raymond Baker, esteemed authority on financial crime and author of Invisible Trillions: How Financial Secrecy is Imperiling Capitalism and Democracy and Ways to Renew the Broken System, sits down with Mark to discuss the controversial topic of financial secrecy. Raymond reveals how invisible money is gathered and protected by corporations through illicit financial flows, corruption, illicit trade and money laundering— and how we can 'turn on the high beams' on these unlawful funds.
What's Working in Washington - Ep 464 - Holiday Special - Part Two
Here at What's Working in Washington, we spotlight the unsung heroes of the D.C. region. At the conclusion of each episode, we ask our guests a simple question: if they could make any change in the world, what would it be? Part two of this special holiday series features more of our favorite answers from our guests. We hope you enjoy listening, and we wish you and your family a happy holiday from all of us here at What's Working in Washington!
What's Working in Washington - Ep 463 - Holiday Special - Part One
Here at What's Working in Washington, we spotlight the unsung heroes of the D.C. region. At the conclusion of each episode, we ask our guests a simple question: if they could make any change in the world, what would it be? For part one of this special holiday series, we’ve compiled some of our favorite answers from our guests. We hope you enjoy listening, and we wish you and your family a happy holiday from all of us here at What's Working in Washington!
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