Deborah L. Wince-Smith is president of the Council on Competitiveness. An internationally recognized expert on science and technology policy, innovation strategy, and global competition, she serves as a member of the Oversight Board of the Internal Revenue Service, as a member of the Board of Directors of the NASDAQ Stock Market, and a chairman of the Secretary of Commerce’s Strengthening America’s Communities Initiative Federal Advisory Committee. Wince-Smith served as the first assistant secretary for technology policy in the Department of Commerce Technology Administration from 1989 to 1993. During the Reagan Administration, she served as the assistant director for international affairs and competitiveness in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.
Civics Education: Is There Common Ground, March 13, 2019, noon, 555 New Jersey Ave, NW, Washington, DC. Speakers: Leo Casey, Executive Director, Albert Shanker Institute; Peter Levine, Research Professor in Philosophy, Tisch College Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Lincoln Filene Professor of Citizenship; Public Affairs, and Research Professor in the Tufts Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute at Tufts University; Jessica Marshall, co-author, “Let’s Go There: Making A Case for Race, Ethnicity and a Lived Civics Approach to Civic Education ;doctoral candidate, Northwestern University; former Director of Social Science and Civic Engagement for the Chicago Public Schools; Joe Rogers, Director of Public Engagement and Senior Researcher, Center for Educational Equity, Teachers College, Columbia University. More information and registration