Episode 105: Leslie Gross: Former President Obama Appointee and Public Policy Expert says Know Your Value and Trust Yourself
On this weeks show we have Leslie Gross is a nationally-recognized strategic advisor, with 20+ years expertise in public policy and systems change. During her career she’s advised cabinet secretaries and C-suite execs
Currently, she heads Advantage Insights Group, a government affairs and public policy practice. Her prior roles include Director of the Equality Fund at the Open Society Foundations. Leslie was a senior appointee in the Obama Administration, serving as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Prior to her appointment, Leslie served as a senior advisor in both houses of Congress, a Leslie began her career as a civil rights litigator, where she pioneered school-to-prison pipeline litigation at the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and led a campaign to close one of the country’s most notorious juvenile justice facilities as founding Advocacy Director for the Mississippi Center for Justice. Leslie is a proud mother, graduate of George Washington University Law School, and an Annenberg Honors Program graduate of Howard University’s School of Communications.
We talk about Leslie's dedication to being of service since her early days as a pioneering Cvil Right Litigator through to her critical work at the Department of Homeland Security. Of course I gain Leslie's views on COVID19 here in the US. And what it is like to be a black woman in leadership. Do not miss this one.
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