John Podesta

John Podesta

President/CEO


Center for American Progress

Washington, DC USA


What's important is to find something, that, at the end of the day, feels like something you really want to be doing and love doing.

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Milestones

Milestones

My road in life has been direct.
Grew up in Chicago.
His father worked in factories his whole life and always pushed John to get a good education.
Graduated with a law degree from Georgetown University's Law Center.
Worked for the Department of Justice and four different Congressional offices.
President Clinton appointed him Assistant to the President and Deputy Chief of Staff.
Founded the Center for American Progress, a progressive public policy research and advocacy organization.
Says the organization is a way for him to express his bond with his community.
Stresses that you're going to have a career for a long time, so you should find something that you love doing.
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Education

Education

highschool
High School
undergrad
Bachelor
Knox College
doctorate
Doctorate
Law
Georgetown University
Career

Career

President/CEO

I lead my organization's mission to improve the lives of all Americans, through bold, progressive ideas.

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My work combines:
My work combines:
Government
Government
Politics
Politics
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Communicating / Sharing Stories