What's Working in Washington

A weekly podcast examining the relationship between entrepreneurship, innovation and policy in the Washington D.C. region. They are stories explaining why local innovation often influences the federal government and are told by a wide variety of voices across demographics and industries.


What's Working in Washington - Ep 208 - How ethics is about what you should do, not just what you shouldn't - Pat Harned

Dr. Pat Harned, head of DC's Ethics and Compliance Initiative, spoke to What's Working in Washington about how ethics is a proactive process, not just a reactive one. As it turns out, businesses that foster ethical environments with clear core values run into moral quandaries far less than those that don't.
00:09:24 3/15/2018

Past Episodes

What's Working in Washington spoke with RunSafe Security CEO Joe Saunders to learn about the dangers, as well as the benefits, of the internet of things. When almost every electronic device can connect to the internet, security can become a nightmare, but companies like Saunders' are closing the loop on hackers.
00:09:54 3/13/2018
What's Working in Washington talks to Kim Hart, managing editor at news outlet Axios. While trust in media is at an all-time low in America, Hart explains how Axios is working to make objective truth a top priority in reporting.
00:09:29 3/11/2018
The upcoming STEM Symposium helps young students get interested in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. JD Kathuria explains how fostering young interest in STEM can ultimately help fill the region's unfilled tech jobs.
00:08:34 3/8/2018
Clare Flannery of MDB Communications explains how businesses in the DC region have banded together to improve metro. She says the Metro Now Coalition is a sign of how DC, Maryland and Virginia can work together as a region to reach a common goal.
00:07:04 3/6/2018
Jim Dinegar at the Kogod School of Business, explains why low unemployment rates might be an opportunity for growth in the D.C. region. With a wide margin of unfilled tech jobs in the area, Dinegar lays out a plan for using education to solve the issue.
00:11:59 3/4/2018
A full-length discussion on company boards, why women are still under-represented, and specific tips on how to boost the female presence to better reflect the customers companies serve. Denise Keane, Andi Cullins, Andrew Sherman
00:28:03 2/25/2018
An international expert in Middle Eastern politics and economics in Washington, DC has found an interesting creative outlet in a podcast called Sunday Blues ? which isn't even really about music.
00:09:19 2/22/2018
A report last year estimated upwards of 800 million jobs worldwide will be lost to robotics and automation. "And while that's true, I think the real story is how many jobs will be created by the need to support, and build, and program, and put in place those robotics and automation," says the founder of WorkHarmony.
00:08:46 2/20/2018
Do entrepreneurs deal with crises and changes in their lives differently from non-entrepreneurs?
00:09:56 2/18/2018
Mergers and acquisitions, the process of businesses being sold and bought is basically the life blood of any entrepreneurial region, and our region is a hotbed for emerging acquisitions activity in the United States.
00:09:51 2/15/2018
A conference on the future of technology here in the D.C. region deals with advanced technology and policy-making.
00:08:17 2/13/2018
"I get to travel the world, speaking at the largest events in the world, sharing multiple messages, but ultimately, it's an element of storytelling, and hopefully moving the audience to make a decision."
00:11:03 2/11/2018
There's $25 million of new venture capital available in this region for startup entrepreneurs, according to Andy Jones, managing director of the Maryland Venture Fund. Where is that money being invested, and who will the winners be?
00:09:27 2/8/2018
Women in STEM, why women are reluctant to enter the sciences and why we still have a long way to go on gender equality in both the classroom and the workforce.
00:10:07 2/6/2018

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