Ever wondered how you get a top job at the White House? The Next Generation sat down with Fran Fragos Townsend to learn how a girl who was the first in her family to graduate from high school, and waited tables to get through college, can go on to earn a law degree, get her first job as as Assistant District Attorney in Brooklyn, NY — and eventually become Homeland Security Advisor to the President.
Please join us in welcoming our newest wave of Next Generation Mentors — joining the ranks of professionals, experts and leaders in their fields who volunteer their time and experience to help advise next generation students interested in their field. This newest group of Mentors have volunteered to advise the student teams participating in the […]
A riveting conversation with consummate political insider Tony Podesta — whose life in the public arena includes serving a member of President Clinton’s transition team and counsel to Senator Edward M. Kennedy — in this Master Class at the offices of K&L Gates with the chairman of the Podesta Group, the firm he founded as Podesta Associates with his brother, John Podesta, White House Chief of Staff for President Clinton and co-chair of President Obama’s transition team.
What better place to get an overview of the Greek government’s efforts to promote economic development than the fifth floor conference room of the Ministry of Development? Who better to learn from than the Secretary General for Industry himself — Giorgos Anastasopoulos? After laying out his ministry’s ambitious 5-year strategic plan for increasing competitiveness and entrepreneurship, the genial and engaging Mr. Anastasopoulos opened the floor to […]
The pilgrimage to the Longworth building and the office of Rep. Gus Bilirakis, from Florida’s 9th Congressional District was rewarded by a warm welcome from the affable Congressman Bilirakis, who started off by asking his Master Class students all about their backgrounds, their schools and majors, and where they were headed after graduation. Getting down to business, Rep. Bilirakis shared his own […]