Resilience or Resignation? Panel and Discussion with Public Service Professionals

"You can't pour from an empty cup." This is true for us all. For individuals working in healthcare, education, law enforcement, and many other fields, it can feel like the cup is broken. Brian N. Williams, Associate Professor of Public Policy in the Batten School, and PEGLLLLab Research Assistants Chloe Alpert, Zach Harris, and Scott Rykala will co-moderate a panel and discussion with professionals from these fields. For students interested in pursuing public service careers, this conversation will offer real-life takes on the challenges you may encounter and how you can persevere. Registration link to coming soon. Featuring panelists:

  • Dwayne Crawford, Executive Director of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE)
  • Valerie Lemmie, Director of Exploratory Research, The Kettering Foundation; Former City Manager of Petersburg, Cincinnati, and Dayton
  • Richard Ridge, Assistant Professor of Nursing, UVA; Co-Director, Clinical Nurse Leader Program;  Commissioner of Workforce, Virginia Nurses Association
  • Gerard Robinson, Fellow of Practice, Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture, UVA; Former Commissioner of Education for the State of Florida and Secretary of Education for the Commonwealth of Virginia
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