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Brooke Bacigal: Policy Pitch Competition

Sep 27, 2019 0:03:31

Brooke Bacigal (BA '20) talks about her organization (Re)Vive that aims to improve the lives of refugee students by helping them with everyday tasks that can be barriers to these people such as emails, cover letters, and job applications.

Monika Anderson: Policy Pitch Competition

Sep 27, 2019 0:04:32

Monika Anderson (MPP/MSW '20) tells us about their work for the National Alliance on Mental Illness in New York and how they are committed to speaking up about mental health issues. 

Aloka Narayanan: Policy Pitch Competition

Sep 27, 2019 0:03:42

Aloka Narayanan (MPP '20) speaks about her work withBrilliant Detroit to tackle issues regarding early childhood education, food security, and homelessness.  

Gerson Ramirez: Policy Pitch Competition

Sep 27, 2019 0:03:42

Gerson Ramirez (MPP '20) speaks about his experience working for Detroit Public Schools Community District and his passion for helping students from disadvantaged backgrounds succeed in their education.

Brandan Pierce: Policy Pitch Competition

Sep 27, 2019 0:04:43

Brandan Pierce (MPP '20) describes his work and research with Boston Public Schools in the Office of Human Capital and the goals they are working on such as diversifying faculty/staff for the benefit of the students.

Policy Pitch Competition: Full Video

Sep 27, 2019 0:53:08

Presenters deliver pitches highlighting their internship organization, policy interest areas, policy impact and engagement, skills gained and takeaways from their internship as they move forward with their careers.

Pranav Govindaraju: Policy Pitch Competition

Sep 27, 2019 0:04:17

Pranav Govindaraju (BA '20) talks about fear, excitement, and the ability to learn and grow while tackling large tasks during his internship at the Federal Reserve Board. 

Introduction: Policy Pitch Competition

Sep 27, 2019 0:06:56

Director of the Program of Practical Policy Engagement Elisabeth Gerber and assistant director at Graduate Career Services Peter Vasher introduce the 2019 Policy Pitch Competition.

Jonatan Martinez: Policy Pitch Competition

Sep 27, 2019 0:03:11

Jonatan Martinez (MPP '20) describes his internship with the LEAN Team at the Mayor's Office in Detroit, and explains how his own background has sparked his devotion to breaking the cycle of poverty and serving his community.

Karl Hoesch: Policy Pitch Competition

Sep 27, 2019 0:04:04

Karl Hoesch (MPP '20) discusses his passion for access to affordable housing as well as climate change, which directly tied into his work with the Office of Climate and Energy at the State of Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Ene

Avril Prakash: Policy Pitch Competition

Sep 27, 2019 0:03:51

Avril Prakash (MPP/MBA '21) discusses her experience working for General Motors in Detroit in their Energy and Environment Team under the Public Policy Center and how her experience has deepened her passion for ensuring equal opportunity in this d

Hira Mumtaz: Policy Pitch Competition

Sep 26, 2018 0:03:52

Hira Mumtaz (MPP '19 Fulbright Scholar) talks about her use of economic analysis to help stakeholders at World Bank and how global policymakers can fight energy challenges.

Anna Zinkel: Policy Pitch Competition

Sep 26, 2018 0:03:22

Anna Zinkel (MPP '19 Bohnett Fellow) talks about creating sustainable career pathways for Detroiters in her internship with the Workforce Development Office.

Jonathan Poser: Policy Pitch Competition

Sep 26, 2018 0:04:29

Jonathan Poser (MPP/REES '18) talks about his internship in Bulgaria working with minority communities and how he works to fight systemic corruption and social inequity.

Award Ceremony: Policy Pitch Competition

Sep 26, 2018 0:01:35

Associate Dean for Research and Policy Engagement Elisabeth Gerber announces our two first place winners: Megan Nestor (MPP '19 Ford Fellow) and Emily Fletcher (MPP/MBA '20).

Emily Fletcher: Policy Pitch Competition

Sep 26, 2018 0:04:13

Emily Fletcher (MPP/MBA '20) talks about finding her niche in healthcare and how her internship at Civic Consulting Alliance gave her powerful local impact.

Policy Pitch Competition - Full

Sep 26, 2018 0:52:04

Master's students completing summer internship experiences deliver pitches highlighting their internship organization, policy interest areas, and policy impact.

Leah Squires: Policy Pitch Competition

Sep 26, 2018 0:04:05

Leah Squires (MPP/MENAS '20) talks about how her love for international authors and fiction books sparked her studies in international policy, culminating in an internship with Direct Relief.

Megan Nestor: Policy Pitch Competition

Sep 26, 2018 0:03:33

Megan Nestor (MPP '19 Ford Fellow) talks about how her internship at the Detroit Mayor's Office gave her life–changing impact in expanding the city's Pre–K programs.

Anthony Fowlkes: Policy Pitch Competition

Sep 26, 2018 0:03:28

Anthony Fowlkes (MPP/MA '19) talks about his experience as a first–generation student of color and his internship at the Center for Minority Serving Institutions in Philadelphia.