Diversity & Inclusion Podcast Archives

Search our archives here for WashingTECH Tech Policy podcast episodes related to diversity and inclusion in the technology sector.

Mignon Clyburn: The Social Justice Dynamics of Tech Policy (Ep. 174)

Mignon Clyburn: The Social Justice Dynamics of Tech Policy (Ep. 174)

Mignon Clyburn (@mignonclyburn) is a former FCC Commissioner and President and CEO of MLC Strategies. Mignon served at the FCC from 2009-2018, with a stint as Acting FCC Chairwoman—the first FCC Chairwoman—in 2013.

Alicia Mazzara: Mapping How a Housing Vouchers Loophole Furthers Segregation (Ep. 171)

Alicia Mazzara: Mapping How a Housing Vouchers Loophole Furthers Segregation (Ep. 171)

Alicia Mazzara is a Research Analyst in the Housing Division at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. She works on issues related to federal low-income housing policy.

Chiqui Cartagena: The Public Policy Implications of Hispanic Marketing (Ep. 164)

Chiqui Cartagena: The Public Policy Implications of Hispanic Marketing (Ep. 164)

Chiqui Cartagena joined Joe Miller to discuss the public policy implications of Hispanic marketing amidst an increased demand for Latino data.

Amy Cappellanti-Wolf: How to Instill a Culture of Mutual Respect (Ep. 161)

Amy Cappellanti-Wolf: How to Instill a Culture of Mutual Respect (Ep. 161)

Amy Cappellanti-Wolf is Symantec’s Chief Human Resources Officer.

Sean Perryman: How to Promote Diversity & Inclusion in Tech (Ep. 157)

Sean Perryman: How to Improve Diversity & Inclusion in Tech (Ep. 157)

Sean Perryman (https://www.linkedin.com/in/seanperryman/) is the Director of Diversity and Inclusion Policy and Counsel at the Internet Association. He is responsible for leading IA’s advocacy efforts around diversity, inclusion, and workforce-related policies at the local, state, and federal level.

Naeemah Clark: How to Define ‘Viewpoint Diversity’ in a Polarized America (Ep. 155)

Naeemah Clark: How to Define ‘Viewpoint Diversity’ in a Polarized America (Ep. 155)

Naeemah Clark (@NaeemahC)  is an Associate Professor of Communications at Elon University. She has edited the book, “African Americans in the History of U.S. Media,” co-authored a textbook, “Diversity in U.S. Mass Media,” published work in Journalism History, American Behavioral Scientist and has presented numerous papers at various conferences. 

Francella Ochillo: Latinos and Tech Policy — The Policy Year Ahead (Ep. 153)

Latinos and Tech Policy — The Policy Year Ahead (Ep. 153)

Francella Ochillo (@Francella202) is the National Hispanic Media Coalition’s (NHMC) Vice President, Policy and General Counsel.

Ron Gonzales: How to Build Bridges for Latinos in Silicon Valley (Ep. 150)

Ron Gonzales: How to Build Bridges for Latinos in Silicon Valley (Ep. 150)

Ron Gonzales (@rongon2000) is President and CEO of the Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley. Previously, Ron served as Mayor of San José.

K.J. Bagchi: The Obstacle is the Myth (Ep. 149)

K.J. Bagchi: The Obstacle is the Myth (Ep. 149)

K.J. Bagchi (@kjbagchi) is the Senior Staff Attorney for Telecommunications, Technology, and Media at Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC. K.J. has broad experience providing counsel and policy advice for elected members at the local, state and federal levels. He worked as Legislative Counsel at the D.C. City Council and for former Congressman Mike Honda. He has drafted legislation in a variety of areas including juvenile justice, immigration, and consumer protection. Through various roles, K.J. has developed programs, trainings, and conversations to embolden and empower the AAPI community in civic participation.