The People Behind "Government at Work"
Brown's Government at Work initiative is a joint effort of the Taubman Center and the Career Development Center, and is supported by the efforts of a number of individuals in other areas of the University.
A body of faculty, staff, and administrators from across campus working closely to coordinate the initiative.
Administrators and faculty members helping direct the initiative in the long term, advising the working group and student fellows.
Undergraduate and graduate students working behind the scenes to plan and coordinate Government at Work events and publicity.
Jennifer Slattery-Bownds is an adjunct lecturer and manager of career and employment development at the Taubman Center for Public Policy and American Institutions. She launched Brown's Government at Work initiative in early 2008, working closely with the Partnership for Public Service, and is co-coordinator of the project. Her interests revolve around organizational development, working families, and skill-building to improve success in the working world.
Geeta Chougule is the faculty liaison for the Government at Work: Brown Making the Difference project, and has been working with Jennifer Slattery-Bownds since mid-2008. She also worked with the New Scientist Program, which supports students of color in science, math, and engineering fields at Brown, and with the Women in Science and Engineering Program (WISE).
Ron Foreman is senior associate director of Brown's Career Development Center, where he also serves as a career counselor, presenting workshops and working directly with undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni. He also manages the CDC's Peer Counselors Program.