Member of the Week: Dannielle Blumenthal

Have you met Dannielle Blumenthal? Chances are you’ve bumped into her on GovLoop – she’s created several groups and has as of late become a prolific blogger. Her short answers below really don’t do justice to her contributions to GovLoop and government communications, so I hope that this brief profile prompts you to join herRead… Read more »

Is the Young World Rising? Preview from Next Gen Gov Summit

At the YGL/GovLoop Next Generation of Government Summit 7/6-7/7, we have a ton of great speakers talking about opportunities for young leaders to change government. One speaker is Rob Salkowitz who wrote the awesome Wiley-publish book “Young World Rising: How Youth Technology and Entrepreneurship is Changing the World” We did a quick interview where weRead… Read more »

Engaging Your Audience Through Presentation and Delivery – David Uejio

Engaging your audience isn’t easy in fact there’s a lot more ways to do it poorly than correctly. But good news is there are people who have it down pat and can help. One of those is David Uejio, Special Assistant to the Director, Office of Human Resources, National Institutes of Health. David will beRead… Read more »

Great Commercial,! Why Can’t I Find It On YouTube?

If you’ve been watching CNN recently, you’ve probably seen the commercial – you know, the one where there are two guys getting rained on under floating rooves. One is “having a problem.” The other: dry and secure. I wanted to see it again, so I quickly went to YouTube to see if I couldRead… Read more »

OpenGov: Leaving Thousands of Citizens Behind?

Q: How do we bridge the digital divide – that ignominious gap between people who enjoy ready access to web-based and mobile technology and those who lack such resources? This question is a little explored, but critical element of President Obama’s Open Government initiative. One possible answer was presented in my local newspaper last weekendRead… Read more »

Strategic Tips for Creating a Personal Brand -Lily Whiteman

Hey – Lily Whiteman (One of our speakers for Next Generation of Gov’t Summit and Author of How to Land a Top-Paying Federal Job) recently talked with Human Resources IQ on “Strategic Tips for Creating a Personal Brand” – which is the name of session Lily’s talking about at Next Gen Gov Summit Listen toRead… Read more »

Ready to Hear the Gov’t Awesomeness?

***Register today for Next Generation of Gov’t Summit – Join 200+ gov’t rockstars –*** As you may know…we are big fans of awesome at GovLoop. Our charity is We have great bloggers that advocate awesomeness like Christopher DuFour. And generally it has always been my point that government CAN be AWESOME. Government hasRead… Read more »

Next Gen Summit Winners

Two weeks ago we launched a contest to see who could cook up the best video response to the question: Why are you the next generation of Government? Well ladies and gentlemen the results are in and five government rockstars have scored free tickets the Next Generation of Government Summit July 6th and 7th inRead… Read more »