Dr. S. James Gates, Jr. | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Dr. S. James Gates, Jr. for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Dr. S. James Gates, Jr.,  the director of the Center for String and Particle Theory at the University of Maryland and member of the Maryland State Board of Education. He is a member of the President’s Council of Advisors of Science and Technology and a chief advocate of revisions to science education, including adopting the Next Generation Science Standards.

Holly Gordon | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Holly Gordon for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Holly Gordon, Executive Director of "Girl Rising: Educate Girls, Change the World," an international movement for girls’ education and the Executive Producer of “Girl Rising,” a film at the epicenter of the movement. Girl Rising was named the #1 Most Dynamic Social Initiative of 2012 by Forbes Magazine.

Shane Gring | Clinton School Presents

Shane Gring

Interview with Shaner Gring for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Shane Gring, the founder of BOULD, an organization seeking to address the “experience gap” in the green building industry. In 2012 he was an Unreasonable Institute Fellow, Hitachi Foundation Young Entrepreneur Fellow, and a Huffington Post Millennial Impact Challenge awardee, Gring recently joined the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) as the lead on a national campaign focused on millennials, sustainability, and social justice. 

Robert Gibbs | Clinton School Presents

Robert Gibbs

Interview with Robert Gibbs, for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Robert Gibbs, one of the foremost urban retail planners in America. For the past 25 years, Gibbs, a recognized leader in New Urbanism, has been active in developing innovative yet practical methods for applying modern trends in commercial development to more than 300 town centers and historic cities here and abroad.

Chad Griffin | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Chad Griffin for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Chad Griffin, president of the Human Rights Campaign, the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization. Griffin previously served as president of the American Foundation for Equal Rights and was the leading strategist behind the lawsuit that originally overturned Proposition 8, which barred same-sex couples from marrying in the state.

Josh Gerstein | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Josh Gerstein for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Josh Gerstein, White House Correspondent for Politico. A former White house correspondent during President Clinton and George W. Bush Administrations, Gerstein has covered the Obama White House extensively, specializing in legal and national security issues.

Julie Gehrki | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Julie Gehrki for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Julie Gehrki, a 2007 graduate of the Clinton School who serves as senior director at the Walmart Foundation, which funds initiatives focused on education, workforce development, economic opportunity, environmental sustainability, and health and wellness.

Saul Garlick | Clinton School Presents

Saul Garlick

Interview with Saul Garlick, for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Saul Garlick, who is a social entrepreneur with a long history in public service. Saul is Founder and CEO of ThinkImpact, a global social enterprise that hosts the Innovation Institute, a summer full immersion opportunity for US students to live and work in rural Africa to end poverty through market-based solutions. He is best known for his leadership on poverty alleviation in Kenya and South Africa where he has played a direct role in the implementation of over 50 development projects including schools, sports fields, sanitation projects and community halls. Saul has led over 150 people to live and work in rural Africa in the past 4 years and President Nelson Mandela has endorsed his work.

Erin Ganju | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Erin Ganju for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Erin Ganju, co-founder and CEO of the Room to Read a nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of millions of children in developing countries by focusing on literacy and gender equality in education.

Kiff Gallagher | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Kiff Gallagher for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with accomplished singer-songwriter, Kiff Gallagher, the founder of the Center for Music National Service which promotes music as a public service strategy. The center's main program is MusicianCorps, which places musicians for a year of service in public schools youth centers hospitals and other community settings. A former member of the Clinton Administration legislative team that launched AmeriCorps, Gallagher has led a creative career in service and music. A 2008 Aspen Institute "Ideas Fellow," Gallagher recently served on President Obama's National Arts Policy Committee.

Josh Gottheimer | Clinton School Presents

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Interview with Josh Gottheimer for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Josh Gottheimer, co-author of a new book titled, "Power in Words: The Stories Behind Barack Obama's Speeches, From the State House to the White House," a history and analysis of President Barack Obama's most important pre-presidential speeches. A lawyer and former communications strategist for Ford Motor Co., Gottheimer was a speechwriter for President Bill Clinton and served as senior counselor to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski.

Jack Gerard | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Jack Gerard for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with American Petroleum Institute (API) President, Jack Gerard, to discuss his industry's role in the American economy, particularly its ability to create jobs. The oil and natural gas industry is responsible for 9.2 million American jobs, according to API, the national trade association representing the oil and natural gas industry.

Jason Grumet | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Jason Grumet for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Jason Grumet, president of the Bipartisan Policy Center. The Center promotes bipartisan solutions to some of America’s most pressing policy challenges such as health care, energy, national security and economic policy.

Chad Gibbs | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Chad Gibbs for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Chad Gibbs author of "God and Football: Faith and Fanaticism in the SEC," a humorous look at the intersection of religion and football in the South. A graduate of Auburn University, Gibbs traveled to the 12 schools of the Southeastern Conference during game weekends to discover how others are able to balance their passion for their team with their devotion to God.

Taegan Goddard | Clinton School presents

Taegan Goddard

Interview with Taegan D. Goddard for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nikolai DiPippa, Clinton School Director of Public Programs, sat down with Taegan D. Goddard, who is the creator of Political Wire, a political column updated around the clock with the most interesting news, buzz and commentary. Goddard is also co-author of You Won - Now What? (Scribner, 1998), a political management book hailed by prominent journalists and politicians from both parties. In addition, Goddard’s essays on politics and public policy have appeared in dozens of newspapers across the country, including the Washington Post, USA Today, Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, Chicago Tribune, Philadelphia Inquirer and Christian Science Monitor.

Jim Gerstein | Clinton School Presents

Interview with Jim Gerstein, for NPR affiliate KUAR on Clinton School Presents, a weekly dialogue of distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, Arkansas. Clinton School student, Nathaniel Owen sat down with Jim Gerstein, who has worked for a number of years on the advancement of the Middle East peace process, gives a Clinton School lecture about current American Jewish public opinion and political dynamics. Founding partner of Gerstein Agne Strategic Communications, Gerstein previously served as head of the Center for Middle East Peace and Economic Cooperation, where he led public education campaigns, congressional visits to the Middle East and convened Middle East diplomats for meetings with U.S. political and business leaders. Gerstein helped plan the famous handshake between Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat at the Clinton White House in 1993 and was in attendance at a rally in Tel Aviv when Rabin was assassinated in 1995.