The Washington Center and CSPAN Host Student Lecture Series
Washington, D.C. - The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars and CSPAN will host the final installment of the Simpson-Mineta Leaders Series of the fall 2016 semester today, Nov.18. CSPAN will later air coverage of the lecture series.
The Simpson-Mineta Leaders Series is a three part forum each semester, bringing together TWC students and leaders in public affairs for an extended dialogue on issues of public concern. The series creates a forum for students from around the world to engage with extraordinary leaders, explore issues of contemporary public concern and articulate their own views about the meaning of leadership and citizenship in society.
Panelists will include:
- Martha Joynt Kumar, Director, White House Transition Project
- Lisa Brown, Vice President & General Counsel, Georgetown University
- Joshua B. Bolten, former White House Chief of Staff & current Managing Director of Rock Creek Global Affairs
Senior POLITICO Reporter Nancy Cook will moderate the discussion. Following a moderated discussion, students will engage with panelists in a Q & A session.
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About The Washington Center
The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars is an independent, nonprofit organization that serves hundreds of colleges and universities in the United States and other countries by providing selected students challenging opportunities to work and learn in Washington, D.C., for academic credit. The largest program of its kind, The Washington Center has more than 50,000 alumni who have become leaders in numerous professions and nations around the world. It was established in 1975.