August 23, 2017
Washington, DC is the political capital of the United States. But, what else does it have to offer? NYU DC Dialogues will lead students on a walking tour to visit innovative and diverse organizations to show some different sides of the Nation’s capital. Students will speak with staff and learn about the mission of each organization. The tour will include 1776 Incubator; American Association of University Women; American Enterprise Institute; Groom Law Group, LLP, The Raben Group, and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association. Students will be randomly assigned to a group. Each group will visit three organizations.
At its core, 1776 is a global incubator and seed fund that helps engineer the success of the world’s most promising startups tackling important challenges in areas like education, health, energy & sustainability, and transportation & smart cities.
The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is the nation’s leading voice promoting equity and education for women and girls. Since our founding in 1881, AAUW members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political.
AEI is a public policy think tank dedicated to defending human dignity, expanding human potential, and building a freer and safer world. their work advances ideas rooted in their belief in democracy, free enterprise, American strength and global leadership.
Groom’s practice groups combine in-depth specialization with a global perspective on the benefits landscape to offer clients unparalleled coverage of issues and disputes arising from ERISA, the Tax Code, securities laws, HIPAA, COBRA, and the many other laws that govern employee benefits.
The Raben Group is a national public affairs and strategic communications firm committed to making connections, solving problems, and inspiring change across the corporate, nonprofit, foundation, and government sectors.
SIFMA is the voice of the nation’s securities industry. They advocate for effective and efficient capital markets. They represent the broker-dealers, banks and asset managers whose nearly 1 million employees provide access to the capital markets, raising over $2.5 trillion for businesses and municipalities in the U.S., serving clients with over $18.5 trillion in assets and managing more than $67 trillion in assets for individual and institutional clients including mutual funds and retirement plans.