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Learn how Harris prepared Planchard for her job in the Chicago Mayor's Office where she focuses on early childhood policy.
Olivia Carneiro cares deeply about understanding the root cause of inequality in her native Brazil. As a Pearson Institute fellow, Carneiro hopes to better understand and connect policymakers with economic and political solutions to resolving conflicts.
Clarity can come from getting in over one’s head. Such was the case when Michael Shaver, MPP ’96, was a guest on talk radio debating the role of religion in public education.
After accomplishing the goals she set for herself in technology sales, Kandie Alter considered charting a new path – one that would allow her to be a voice for the voiceless.