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 69 DC Bar Foundation helps attorneys save lives in civil court - Kirra Jarratt

A DC foundation is raising funds to ensure all defendants receive a...A DC foundation is raising funds to ensure all defendants receive a fair trial, including civil cases. Kirra Jarratt, Executive Director of the D.C. Bar Foundation, says last year, it gave out over $6 million.   Show More


Past Episodes

A seven-time D.C. entrepreneur wants to use advances in the internet of things to revolutionize the service supply chain industry. Dick Hyatt, CEO of Decisiv, focuses on providing a framework and platform for industrial applications. The framework ranges from mobile technicians to deals to fleet maintenance.
The state of Virginia has made investments to spur industries such as cybersecurity and biotech, according to Ed Albrigo, who leads one of the state organizations leading growth in innovation and entrepreneurship.
An entrepreneur who used 3D printers in Afghanistan to create solutions for soldiers in combat took his battlefield experience and started a company that now trains Marines.
Brad Halsey, founder and CEO of Building Momentum, says his company trains Marines and inspires them to take those lessons into combat.
The founder of Rethink Impact calls it the largest-ever impact fund in the U.S. that invests with a gender lens. Founder Jenny Abramson looks to fund companies with women in positions of leadership.
April 17, 2017 show features interviews with Jenny Abramson, Brad Halsey and Ed Albrigo
Leadership Greater Washington builds great leaders - and identifies which problems the region needs to tackle, according to CEO Doug Duncan.
Software is the answer for many hacking woes, according to this cybersecurity company founder, who has found that passwords are the simple root of so many breaches.
How entrepreneurs can successfully straddle the worlds of government contracting and private sector deals. One local founder says the region is ripe with untapped opportunity.
Growth [period] was born from the concept that every goal must have a plan. Founder Courtney Spaeth is driven by the idea that every company should focus on the specifics of what it wants to achieve.

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