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TheBridge Leaders Directory

Our profiles highlight the work our wide-ranging community is doing at the intersection of technology, innovation, policy and politics. Our Profile Archive (here) has become an excellent resource, a speaker's bureau of sorts, of leading speakers in these industries. It already includes hundreds of profiles. Check it out and nominate someone!

TheBridge Leaders Directory is an excellent resource of leaders in technology, innovation, policy and politics. All leaders are nominated by others in the community. Take a look through and nominate a leader today!

TheBridge profile: Steven Olikara

Name: Steven Olikara

Current city: Washington, DC

Current job: Founder and President of Millennial Action Project

Q. Job advice in three words? Read The Alchemist.

Q. What do young people job worry about too much?  Going along with a traditional sequence of “next steps.” The best lives lived have been non-linear and often unexpected. Staying on a safe linear path is fine but it robs you of maximizing your potential. Achieving one’s purpose inherently involves risk, creativity, and self-initiative.  

Q. Best advice you’ve received? If you think someone ought to do something, that person is probably you.

Q. Which Member of Congress is most tech savvy? There are a few good ones, but Congressman Ro Khanna is a true representative of Silicon Valley.

Q. How do you unwind after work? Playing guitar and writing songs.

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