Democracy Under Threat: The Role of Political Intrapreneurs
The storming of the US Capitol sent shockwaves throughout the world. It served as a warning signal that democracy cannot be taken for granted and requires careful stewardship as well as innovation to ensure it remains fit for purpose in the 21st century.
Join Lisa Witter co-founder Apolitical and CEO of the Apolitical Foundation as she introduces the concept of “political intrapreneurship” and is joined by a diverse panel of intrapreneurs innovating through complexity and challenge to create the future of politics.
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Anatole Jenkins is Political Chief of Staff of the Democratic National Committee and the former National Organizing Director of Vice President Kamala Harris’ Presidential Campaign. Anatole has led grassroots organizing across the USA. He got his start organizing for President Obama’s reelection campaign in 2012 and went on to serve in many leadership positions for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign.
Hanno Burmester is a Policy Fellow at the Berlin-based think tank Das Progressive Zentrum and Fellow with JoinPolitics. As co-founder of the international Innocracy conference, he has been working on the transformation of democracy for many years. With his company Unlearn, he helps companies foster self-organisation and transform their culture. In the past, he has worked in the German Parliament, the headquarters of a big political party and as an investigative journalist
Laura Reyna is Founding Director of PuenTech Lab, a tech policy Laboratory for Latin America. She is a political scientist and brings a gender perspective to her work on public policy. Laura was previously an advisor to the Mexican Senate and Ministry of Interior and the Mexican Embassy in the United States.