Episodes

Oct. 25, 2016

Ep 61: Ensuring Schools Can Keep Up with Demand for Even Faster Broad…

Dr. Tracy Weeks ()  is the Executive Director for the State Educational Technology Director’s Association (SETDA). Prior to joini…

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Oct. 18, 2016

Ep 60: How to Engage DC's Vibrant, Local Talent with Courtney Snowden

Courtney R. Snowden () is Deputy Mayor for Greater Economic Opportunity for the District of Columbia. A sixth-generation Washingt…

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Oct. 11, 2016

Ep 59: Advancing New Models for Community Control Over Police Surveil…

Chad Marlow () is Advocacy and Policy Counsel at the (ACLU), where his focus is on privacy and technology. Mr. Marlow’s work on …

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Oct. 4, 2016

Ep 58: How an 'Offensive Names' Case Before the Supreme Court Could A…

Christine Haight Farley () is a Professor of Law at . She teaches courses on Intellectual Property Law, Trademark Law, Internatio…

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Sept. 27, 2016

Ep 57: Why Hollywood's Set-Top Box Copyright Arguments Have No Basis …

Mitch Stoltz ( is a Senior Staff Attorney at the . Mitch works on cases where free speech and innovation collide with copyright a…

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Sept. 20, 2016

Ep 56: The Secret World of Arab American Surveillance with Yolanda Ro…

My guest today is Yolanda Rondon ()—Staff Attorney for the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC). Her work focuses on…

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Sept. 13, 2016

Ep 55: The Future of 'Smart Cities' with Chelsea Collier

Chelsea Collier () is dedicated to fostering collaboration across the public and private sector in order to connect and engage co…

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Aug. 30, 2016

Ep 54: How to Increase Opportunities for Latinos in Technology with J…

Jose A. Marquez-Leon () is the National President, CEO, and Founder of . In this role he serves as lead advocate on state and fed…

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Aug. 23, 2016

Ep 53: A Teacher Reveals How to Help Kids Learn Computer Science

Nicole Reitz-Larsen () is a secondary classroom teacher with 15+ years teaching experience. She has taught everything from AP/IB …

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Aug. 16, 2016

Ep 52: How to Protect Your Business Against Legal Problems with Rache…

Rachel Rodgers () is a business lawyer turned business coach, intellectual property strategist, and the creator of Small Business…

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Aug. 9, 2016

Ep 51: How Tech Can Help Get Black Men the Health Care They Deserve w…

Jermane Bond () is a Senior Fellow at the National Collaborative for Health Equity where he leads efforts to address the determin…

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Aug. 2, 2016

Ep 50: How to Promote Counter Narratives to Hate Speech with Jessica …

Jessica Gonzalez () is the Executive Vice President and General Counsel of the . Jessica oversees all NHMC operations from headqu…

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July 26, 2016

Ep. 49: Women: TV vs. Reality with Jennifer Pozner

Jennifer Pozner () is founder and executive director of (WIMN), a media analysis, education and advocacy group. She’s also the a…

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July 19, 2016

Ep 48: On Which New Front will Net Neutrality be Assaulted Next? with…

Matt Wood () is Policy Director at . Matt helps shape Free Press’ efforts to protect the open internet, prevent media concentrati…

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July 12, 2016

Ep 47: How Policy Professionals Can Tell Better Stories with Data

Marcus Jiménez is  Founder and CEO of —a content creation, data visualization and publishing platform for enterprises of all kind…

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July 5, 2016

Ep 46: How the National Science Foundation Trains Teachers in Compute…

Melissa A. Rasberry () is the senior technical assistance consultant at the , where she serves as the principal investigator for …

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June 28, 2016

Ep 45: How Fintech is Changing the Landscape of Venture Capital with …

Viola Llewellyn () is co-founder, President and CEO of  Based in Chevy Chase, Maryland, Ovamba matches global investors to qualif…

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June 21, 2016

Ep. 44: Reducing Alcoholism in the Tech Sector and User Interface Des…

Victor Yocco () is a User Experience researcher working for out of Philadelphia. He has written several articles for the likes o…

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June 14, 2016

Ep. 43: Congressman Bobby Scott (Remarks) and Ximena Hartsock on How …

Congressman Bobby Scott and Ximena Hartsock United States Congressman Representing Virginia's 3rd Congressional District Ranking…

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June 7, 2016

Ep 42: Challenging the Media's Racial Narrative with Joe Torres

Joe Torres () is Senior External Affairs Director at . Joseph advocates in Washington to ensure that our nation’s media policies …

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May 31, 2016

Ep 41: Diversifying Harlem's Tech Community with Bruce Lincoln

Bruce Lincoln () is the co-founder of which is focused on transforming Harlem into a hub for tech and innovation. He is also a s…

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May 24, 2016

Podcast Episode 40: How to push greater diversity in tech with Wayne…

Wayne Sutton ( is a serial entrepreneurCo-founder of Change catalyst . Change Catalyst is dedicated to exploring innovative solut…

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May 17, 2016

Podcast Episode 39: They're coming: get ready for autonomous vehicles…

Catherine McCullough (s) ( is Executive Director of the Intelligent Car Coalition. Ms. McCullough was raised in Washington and ha…

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May 10, 2016

038: Protecting YOUR online privacy: understanding the FCC's proposal…

Sarah Morris () is Senior policy counsel for the Open Technology Institute at New America, Sarah Morris leads the policy team's s…

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