KLP #088 | Defunding the Police to Fund Abortions, Managing Both a Career in Tech and Motherhood and More w/ Colleen Reidelbach

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Colleen Reidelbach talks with Kent about the social and political changes in Austin TX, the city's move to defund the police while using those funds for abortions, how she successfully navigates her full time career in tech while being a mom, her work at Acklen Avenue and much more. "What would you do if you knew you couldn't fail?"

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Colleen is a diplomatic communicator, strategic thinker, and Arabic speaker with policy experience on state and federal levels and over two years of overseas experience. She is the Vice President of Client Services at Acklen Avenue, successfully navigating her full time career in tech while parenting her two young children alongside her husband Adam. They live in Austin TX. Colleen holds a Masters in Public Affairs from the University of Texas, Austin and a BA in Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Oklahoma, where her professor named Colleen "top 3% of all students he has taught in 18 years." Colleen also had the unique experience of being a Speech Writing Intern at the White House in 2006. --- This podcast is brought to you by Sister India. Sister India is a community where you and I can join together to bring hope and a new future to the women and girls of India. They actively work to get the word out about the oppression faced by females in India. They also fund a completely unique and powerful program that empowers the people of India to help the women and girls of their own country. For a minimal investment, you can change the life of a woman, her daughters, and her family for generations. Visit their website: https://sisterindia.org​ --- If you're enjoying this podcast, would you please consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcasts? It takes less than 45 seconds, and it really makes a difference in helping to convince hard-to-get guests as well as new listeners. Click here: https://tinyurl.com/vfv2vgw Thx! --- ABOUT the Kent Lapp Podcast: » The KLP features long-form, in-person conversations that explore and inform. » The KLP Trailer: https://youtu.be/TVFsBJlbUJ4 » About the KLP: https://www.kentlapp.com/aboutklp » About Kent Lapp: http://kentlapp.com/about/ WATCH/STREAM The Kent Lapp Podcast: » Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/thekentlapp... » Apple Podcasts: https://tinyurl.com/vfv2vgw » Spotify: https://tinyurl.com/y8yd2gcc » Overcast: https://tinyurl.com/y8veuoxl » Castbox: https://tinyurl.com/y8vwheqt » Stitcher: https://tinyurl.com/y75uy96u » Google Podcasts: https://tinyurl.com/yburnrld » Amazon Podcasts: https://tinyurl.com/y7lszt2f FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA: » Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kentlapppod... » Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KentLappPodc... » Twitter: https://twitter.com/Kentlapp CONTACT The KLP » Email: TheKentLappPodcast@gmail.com

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