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Keeping the Faith While Job Hunting in the Public Sector

Keeping the Faith While Job Hunting in the Public Sector

“I appreciate you taking the time to apply and interview with us, unfortunately we went with a different candidate that had more relevant experience.”  I have received this email or a version of it almost

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Enrique Martínez Pomar on Moving People to Rural Spain

Enrique Martínez Pomar on Moving People to Rural Spain

Visiting the abandoned stone villages of rural Spain during Christmas 2016 with his youngest son, Enrique Martínez Pomar, recalls his sense of loss and sadness at the emptiness he encountered. Less than 300 km from

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Jill Pay: Britain’s First Female Serjeant at Arms

Jill Pay: Britain’s First Female Serjeant at Arms

Jill Pay broke through a glass ceiling when she became Britain’s first female Serjeant at Arms of the House of Commons in the position’s 607-year-history. “All but one of my predecessors in the role were

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20 People Helping Cool the Planet by 2050

20 People Helping Cool the Planet by 2050

As the world races to rein in carbon emissions by the globally agreed climate change tipping point of 2050, many in government are helping curb fossil fuel use by more than their fair share. Who

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2050: Diego Mesa – The Creative Financier

2050: Diego Mesa – The Creative Financier

What is your job?  Minister of Energy and Mines, Colombia. I am responsible for the design and implementation of Colombia’s energy, petroleum, and mining policy. This includes managing an annual budget of $1.5 billion and

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2050: Marcelo Ramos – The Broker-Dealer

2050: Marcelo Ramos – The Broker-Dealer

What is your job?  Federal congressman representing the state of Amazonas. How are you helping cool the planet through your work?  I recently presented a bill to Brazil's Congress to formalize regulation of Brazil’s voluntary

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2050: Andrea Meza – The Conductor

2050: Andrea Meza – The Conductor

  What is your job? Until recently, I was the Minister of Environment and Energy of Costa Rica, overseeing public policies regarding the environment, nature conservation, climate change, energy, sustainable development, waters, and oceans. I

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2050: Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo – The Gardener

2050: Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo – The Gardener

What is your job? I am the Mayor of Mexico City. Every day, I strive to expand the outreach of public programs to guarantee all fundamental rights to our 9.2 million people. These include the

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Getting Early Career Tech Talent into Government

Getting Early Career Tech Talent into Government

This June, the Biden administration’s new two-year fellowship program to get technologists into the U.S. federal government launches its first cohort. For Caitlin Gandhi, co-founder of the U.S. General Services Administration’s U.S. Digital Corps, it

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How Swaniti Helps Indian MPs Serve Constituents

How Swaniti Helps Indian MPs Serve Constituents

In India, an elected member of Parliament (MP) represents, on average, 2.5 million citizens. This is by far the largest political representation ratio in the world, more than three times that of the United States’

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