Emilie Mazzacurati, Jonathan Stein
Date: May 15, 2017 Duration: 28 minutes
Blending climate science with economic modeling, Emilie Mazzacurati (MPP '07) offers clients strategic advice on how to protect local communities by integrating climate risk into business decisions. Mazzacurati talks with fellow alumnus Jonathan Stein (MPP/JD '13) about how she founded her company, Four Twenty Seven Climate Solutions, to build climate resilience through social innovation.
Sarah Anzia, Henry E. Brady
Date: May 8, 2017 Duration: 27 minutes
Women who are elected to Congress perform better, on average, than their male counterparts, according to research conducted by political scientist Sarah Anzia. They secure more federal funding for their districts, sponsor or co-sponsor more legislation and are seen as more collaborative with fellow members. But why are there so few in Congress? In many cases, it's just about being asked.
Jackie Bender, Jonathan Stein
Date: May 1, 2017 Duration: 22 minutes
As an advocate for the California hospitals that provide the core of the state's healthcare safety net, Jackie Bender (MPP '11) is on high alert over calls to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. She talks here with Jonathan Stein (MPP/JD '13) about how GOP plans in Congress would affect the millions of patients who now depend on the medical centers she represents as the Vice President of Policy for California Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems.
Date: April 24, 2017 Duration: 53 minutes
Michael O'Hare makes an argument for how quality assurance for teaching in higher education could increase student learning (and reduce costs of all kinds) as they have in so many other fields of endeavor.