science policy

An Inside Look at Science Policy at the Federal and State Level with Donna Gerardi Riordan

This week’s episode features Donna Gerardi Riordan, a nonprofit leader and innovator with more than three decades of experience bridging the gap between science and policy at the national and state levels.  Donna’s most recent role is as Executive Director of the Washington State Academy of Sciences (WSAS). She previously served in similar roles in…

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Bringing World-Changing Initiatives to Life with Kumar Garg

In this week’s episode, Kumar Garg, Vice President, Partnerships at Schmidt Futures, discusses how to bring your science to life through crisp descriptions, engaging visuals, and related communication techniques. We discuss: – How Kumar’s first job out of college (deputy communication manager on presidential candidate Howard Dean’s campaign in New Hampshire) taught him about the…

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Scientists and Social Change with Kelly Ramirez, Ph.D.

On this week’s episode, guest Kelly Ramirez, Ph.D., co-founder of the 15,000-member international organization 500 Women Scientists, and I discuss a range of topics related to the group’s social activism and priorities including: The motivation for creating 500 Women Scientists – and the intention behind the name The organization’s mission and vision 500 Women Scientists’…

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