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Careers in Public Policy: Doing Well by Doing Good

Thursday, February 2, 2017

12 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Joukowsky Forum

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Three distinguished policy practitioners discuss their professional experiences working as policy analysts, nonprofit leaders, private consultants, and government executives on issues including international development, health care, and climate change. 

Students will have the opportunity to ask questions about the personal rewards and practical realities of pursuing a dynamic career in public policy.


Elizabeth Roberts, Secretary, Health and Human Services, State of Rhode Island

J. Brian Atwood, Former Director, US Agency for International Development (USAID) and Senior Fellow, Watson Institute.

Deborah Gordon, Director of the Energy and Climate Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Senior Fellow, Watson Institute,

Moderated by Edward Steinfeld, Director, Watson Institute.

Cosponsored by CareerLAB