Education Podcast Archives

Search our archives here for WashingTECH Tech Policy podcast episodes related to technology-related education policy in the United States.

‘They Smile in Your Face: How the Internet is Unmasking Hidden Racism’ with Robert Eschmann (Ep. 222)

They Smile in Your Face: How the Internet is Unmasking Hidden Racism

Rob Eschmann has been a Boston University School of Social Work faculty member since 2017.

‘How to Connect Underrepresented Students with International Opportunities’ with Mohamed Abdel-Kader (Ep. 213)

‘How to Connect Underrepresented Students with International Opportunities’ with Mohamed Abdel-Kader

Mohamed Abdel-Kader (@MAKtweeter) is Executive Director of the Stevens Initiative at the Aspen Institute.

5G Beyond Faster Speeds with Lauren McCarty (Ep. 194)

5G Broadband Beyond Faster Speeds (Ep. 194)

Nokia’s Lauren McCarty joined Joe Miller to discuss the potential for 5G beyond faster speeds on Ep. 194 of the WashingTECH Tech Policy Podcast.

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.

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.

Karan Chopra: How to Close America’s Opportunity Gap (Ep. 109)

How to Close America’s Opportunity Gap (Ep. 109)

Karan Chopra (@karchopra) a is Executive Vice President and Co-Founder of [email protected], where he  provides leadership on strategic direction and execution of [email protected]’s priorities and the TechHire initiative. He co-founded [email protected] because he believes that meaningful work is not just a matter of economic wellbeing but of individual dignity.

African American Women in Engineering: Statistics and Solutions with Nicole Yates (Ep. 97)

African American Women in Engineering: Statistics and Solutions with Nicole Yates (Ep. 97)

African American Women Engineers’ Silent Struggle Against Indifference I had a hard time finding a title for this post. I wanted to come up with something that would speak to what people were already searching for. So I went to Google Trends and entered “black women in engineering”. The results showed zero interest over the past 5 years. I tried “African American women in engineering”. Again, no one was searching for these terms, according to Google. I tried narrowing the search to just