Day One Project Announces Launch of "Day One Talent Hub"
Today, the Day One Project announces the launch of the “Day One Talent Hub,” an initiative that aims to uncover pathways for scientists and technologists to serve in the federal government to work on critical policy priorities including COVID-19, economic recovery, climate, and racial equity. Read more about the Talent Hub here.
Day One Project Highlights Innovative S&T Policy Ideas Answering Questions Posed in President Biden's Open Letter to Dr. Lander
For each question in President Biden’s letter to Dr. Eric Lander, the Day One Project has identified a set of promising policy ideas sourced and developed by the Project from the science and technology community that address the relevant challenges and issues posed by President Biden. Read more about the response here.
Day One Project Receives $350K Grant from Craig Newmark Philanthropies to Advance Efforts on Technology Policy Issues
The Day One Project announced the receipt of a $350K grant from Craig Newmark Philanthropies to advance its work on technology policy and opportunities to harness “technology for good.” Read the full story here.
Following Day One Project Recommendations, CMS Finalizes Policy to Boost Transparency & Increase the Number of Lifesaving Organs Available for Transplant
Last month, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized a policy that will increase the number of available lifesaving organs for transplant by holding Organ Procurement Organizations accountable. Read the full story here.
Statement from the Day One Project on the Election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris
The Day One Project released a statement on the election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. The Day One Project is eager to share its findings and ideas for action in science and technology policy that can improve the lives of all Americans. Read the full statement here.
From Scientist to Policymaker: Seth Cohen explains his journey from chemistry labs to the White House
Former DARPA program manager and current U.C. San Diego Professor Seth Cohen shares his experiences in government, and explains the value of scientists and researchers participating in public service. Read Seth's article HERE.
Day One Conversations
“Day One Conversations” are virtual discussions to showcase ready-for-action policy proposals. Day One proposal authors share their science and technology policy idea with an audience of veteran policymakers, and engage in a meaningful discussion about the policymaking process.