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BPR Interviews: Carla Destefano

Carla DeStefano is the Executive Director of Stop Wasting Abandoned Property (SWAP), a nonprofit organization which seeks to provide affordable housing opportunities for persons of low and moderate income and revitalize urban neighborhoods. How did S...

BPR Interviews: Carla Destefano

Carla DeStefano is the Executive Director of Stop Wasting Abandoned Property (SWAP), a nonprofit organization which seeks to provide affordable housing opportunities for persons of low and moderate income and revitalize urban neighborhoods. How did S...

BPR Interviews: Andrew Yang

Andrew Yang ’96 is an American entrepreneur and the Founder of Venture for America. For two decades, he has worked with startups and early-stage growth companies, and he is the author of two books: Smart People Should Build Things and The War on No...

BPR Interviews: Andrew Yang

Andrew Yang ’96 is an American entrepreneur and the Founder of Venture for America. For two decades, he has worked with startups and early-stage growth companies, and he is the author of two books: Smart People Should Build Things and The War on No...

BPR Interviews: Mark Mullen

Mark Mullen was born in Dallas, Texas. He graduated from Wesleyan University in 1989 and later went on to be a Sloan fellow at London Business School. He has founded several non-profits, including GeoCapital, Orbeliani, and Radarami, in the Republic ...

BPR Interviews: Mark Mullen

Mark Mullen was born in Dallas, Texas. He graduated from Wesleyan University in 1989 and later went on to be a Sloan fellow at London Business School. He has founded several non-profits, including GeoCapital, Orbeliani, and Radarami, in the Republic ...

BPR Interviews: Peter Moscowitz

Peter Moscowitz is an author and journalist from New York City. He has written for The New York Times, The New Yorker, VICE, Slate, and Al Jazeera America. In addition, he is the author of How to Kill a City: Gentrification, Inequality, and the Fight...

BPR Interviews: Peter Moscowitz

Peter Moscowitz is an author and journalist from New York City. He has written for The New York Times, The New Yorker, VICE, Slate, and Al Jazeera America. In addition, he is the author of How to Kill a City: Gentrification, Inequality, and the Fight...

BPR Interviews: Dan McGowan

Dan McGowan grew up in West Haven, Connecticut and earned his graduate degree from Boston University. McGowan has worked as a digital reporter for WPRI’s Eyewitness News team since 2013. At WPRI, McGowan covers politics, education, and local Provid...

BPR Interviews: Dan McGowan

Dan McGowan grew up in West Haven, Connecticut and earned his graduate degree from Boston University. McGowan has worked as a digital reporter for WPRI’s Eyewitness News team since 2013. At WPRI, McGowan covers politics, education, and local Provid...

BPR Interviews: Douglas Massey

Professor Douglas Massey is a professor at Princeton University and has been a faculty member at both University of Chicago and University of Pennsylvania. He is currently the president of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences and has...

BPR Interviews: Douglas Massey

Professor Douglas Massey is a professor at Princeton University and has been a faculty member at both University of Chicago and University of Pennsylvania. He is currently the president of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences and has...

BPR Interviews: Dr. Eric Knost

Dr. Eric Knost, superintendent of the Rockwood School District in St. Louis County, MO, has spent more than 30 years in public education. These roles include that of teacher, principal, and currently, superintendent. During the 2017-2018 school year,...

BPR Interviews: Dr. Eric Knost

Dr. Eric Knost, superintendent of the Rockwood School District in St. Louis County, MO, has spent more than 30 years in public education. These roles include that of teacher, principal, and currently, superintendent. During the 2017-2018 school year,...

BPR Interviews: Peter Asen

Peter Asen has been the Director of Strategy and Development for Providence’s Housing Authority since January of 2018. Mr. Asen received his B.A. from Brown University in Africana Studies & Ethics/Political Philosophy in 2004 and then went on t...

BPR Interviews: Peter Asen

Peter Asen has been the Director of Strategy and Development for Providence’s Housing Authority since January of 2018. Mr. Asen received his B.A. from Brown University in Africana Studies & Ethics/Political Philosophy in 2004 and then went on t...

BPR Interviews: John Fetterman

John Fetterman is Mayor of Braddock, Pennsylvania, a town—near Pittsburgh—that once was home to Andrew Carnegie’s first steel mill and a thriving population of 20,000.  Today, with some 2,000 residents, over one-quarter whom live in poverty, F...

BPR Interviews: John Fetterman

John Fetterman is Mayor of Braddock, Pennsylvania, a town—near Pittsburgh—that once was home to Andrew Carnegie’s first steel mill and a thriving population of 20,000.  Today, with some 2,000 residents, over one-quarter whom live in poverty, F...

BPR Interviews: Lawrence Korchnak

Lawrence Korchnak is the Vice President of Matific, an educational technology company that works to integrate technology into the classroom. They provide interactive exercises, lesson plans, and feedback to facilitate learning and to aid, rather than...

BPR Interviews: Lawrence Korchnak

Lawrence Korchnak is the Vice President of Matific, an educational technology company that works to integrate technology into the classroom. They provide interactive exercises, lesson plans, and feedback to facilitate learning and to aid, rather than...

BPR Interviews: Debbie Veney

Debbie Veney works as Director of Communications for NewSchools, a nonprofit venture philanthropy that invests in innovative education models with the goal of “reimagining learning,” particularly for underserved communities. NewSchools has a wide...

BPR Interviews: Debbie Veney

Debbie Veney works as Director of Communications for NewSchools, a nonprofit venture philanthropy that invests in innovative education models with the goal of “reimagining learning,” particularly for underserved communities. NewSchools has a wide...

BPR Interviews: Andres Idarraga

BPR: What was your journey to Brown like, and what was your education like before becoming incarcerated? AI: I was always a really good student, but I grew up in distressed areas where people were generally low-income. In those environments, there’...

BPR Interviews: Andres Idarraga

BPR: What was your journey to Brown like, and what was your education like before becoming incarcerated? AI: I was always a really good student, but I grew up in distressed areas where people were generally low-income. In those environments, there’...