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Washington Welcomes

English, Finance, 4 seasons, 45 episodes, 1 day, 11 hours, 52 minutes
The Economic Club of Washington, D.C. is widely recognized as the premier forum for distinguished global leaders to share their insights about major issues of the day.
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Ladies Professional Golf Association Commissioner Mollie Marcoux Samaan Interviewed by Barbara Humpton

Chair of The Economic Club’s Global Initiative Barbara Humpton, President and CEO of Siemens USA, interviewed Mollie Marcoux Samaan, Commissioner of the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA). She highlighted the LPGA's efforts to make golf a more diverse, accessible, and inclusive sport and the significance of the Solheim Cup.Mollie Marcoux Samaan discussed the important role of the LPGA in supporting women in golf by providing them with opportunities to participate in various competitions and to enjoy and excel in golf, regardless of their background, gender, or ethnicity. The Solheim Cup, which is a biennial team competition between female golfers from Europe and the United States, plays vital part of that effort. 
3/26/202429 minutes, 42 seconds
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Co-Founder and CEO of Apollo Global Management Mark Rowan Interviewed by David Rubenstein

Marc Rowan, Co-Founder and CEO of Apollo Global Management, Inc. spoke with David Rubenstien on the the current economic landscape, the evolution of finance, and the role of private credit.Marc Rowan talked about his early beginnings at University of Pennsylvania to his rise as a financial titan when he co-founded Apollo Global Management, a global alternative asset manager and retirement services business serving institutional and individual investors with over $630 billion in assets under management. He shared his perspective on effective leadership, financial markets, and his role as the Chair of the Board of Advisors of the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.
2/29/202449 minutes, 16 seconds
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State of Bipartisanship in America

The Honorable Wes Moore, Governor of Maryland, and The Honorable Spencer J. Cox, Governor of Utah, spoke with Judy Woodruff, Senior Correspondent (formerly Anchor and Managing Editor) of PBS NewsHour, on the state of bipartisanship in America.As the United States embarks on the 2024 Presidential election cycle, Governors Moore and Cox explored the themes of diminishing community and connection in America, the challenges of navigating political dysfunction as Governors, and potential pathways to reduce divisiveness and polarization.
2/23/202451 minutes, 45 seconds
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President and CEO of HP Inc Enrique Lores Interviewed by David Rubenstein

Enrique Lores, President and CEO of HP Inc., sat down with David Rubenstein to discuss the current technology landscape.From discussing his career journey to diving into the innovative development process at HP, Enrique Lores provided insights into what technology manufactures like HP are facing, such as supply chain disruptions, artificial intelligence, immersive technology, developing workforce talent, and more.
2/12/202446 minutes, 9 seconds
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Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President and CEO Tom Barkin interviewed by Jodie McLean

Economic Club Board member Jodie McLean interviewed Tom Barkin, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond on the current state of the U.S. economy.Tom Barkin discussed about the cross-collaborative approach in the Federal Reserve on creating monetary policy. He emphasized the role businesses play in providing input into their analysis, as well as his direct involvement in gathering feedback from local businesses in his region to understand economic trends and challenges they face.
2/12/202454 minutes, 46 seconds
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Sheila Johnson, Author of "Walk Through Fire", interviewed by David Rubenstein

Economic Club Chairman David Rubenstein interviewed Sheila Johnson, Author of "Walk Through Fire" and Founder and CEO of the Salamander Collection - a leading hospitality organization."Walk Through Fire" is a uniquely American success story. From humble beginnings, Sheila Johnson rose to become one of the most accomplished businesswomen in America and the first African American female billionaire. She co-founded Black Entertainment Television and is the only African American woman to have ownership in three professional sports teams: the Washington Capitals, the Washington Wizards, and the Washington Mystics.
1/6/202446 minutes, 57 seconds