Education Podcast Archives

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

Ep 88: Technology and Teaching: Opportunities for Measurable Student Outcomes with Shayna Cook

Ep 88: Technology and Teaching: Opportunities for Measurable Student Outcomes with Shayna Cook

Shayna Cook (cook_shayna) is a policy analyst with the Education Policy program at New America. She is a member of the Learning Technologies project. Shayna researches and reports on innovation, new technologies, and digital equity issues concerning children from birth through third grade. She is a former teacher who graduated from American University with a master’s degree in education, focusing on policy and leadership. She holds a bachelor’s degree in classics from Howard University. In

Ep 85: How to Help Women with STEM Degrees Keep Breaking Barriers with Roberta Rincon

Ep 85: How to Help Women with STEM Degrees Keep Breaking Barriers with Roberta Rincon

Roberta Rincon is the Society of Women Engineers’ (SWE) Manager of Research. Before joining SWE, Roberta Rincon was a Senior Research and Policy Analyst at The University of Texas System. She has over 15 years of experience in higher education policy research, coordinating various award and faculty recruitment programs, analyzing the impact of state legislative actions, and preparing white papers on topics ranging from classroom utilization to student success. Roberta received her B.S. in Civil