Graddy-Reed at 2016 APPAM Fall Research, Conference The Role of Research in Making Government More Effective

Bedrosian Faculty Affiliate, Alexandra Graddy-Reed presented at the Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management (APPAM) 2016 Fall Research Conference. APPAM is “dedicated to improving public policy and management by fostering excellence in research, analysis, and education.” Dr. Graddy-Reed’s paper presentation for the Building and Diversifying the STEM Workforce panel was titled “It’s an Honor Just to be Nominated: The…

STEM education maverick, Maria Klawe is our next Lunch with a Leader guest

by Robyn Burleson On Tuesday, March 8, the Bedrosian Center welcomes Maria Klawe to USC for our second Lunch with a Leader event of the semester! Ms. Klawe is the President of Harvey Mudd College and has been a powerful force in closing the gender gap in science and engineering. She has devoted significant attention to…

From Power to Impact

Sherry Lansing – Translating a high-power career into impact on education

Did you ever think that your high school math teacher would one day be one of Hollywood’s leading executives? For Sherry Lansing’s students, this idea may have been no surprise. Starting her career as a high school teacher, Lansing went on to spend over 30 years in the film industry and became the first female President of a major film studio.