Nina Carlson is helping Wisconsin become greener and more energy efficient as the senior policy analyst and federal liaison for the Wisconsin state energy office.
When the telephone rang that March morning, Ana Carricchi hadn't yet looked outside. She was in Madison to visit the La Follette Institute to see if the University of Wisconsin-Madison would be the best place for her to earn a master's degree in public affairs.
From Mali to Salt Lake City, La Follette School student Anne Chapman has seen the importance of well-informed, motivated community leadership — and the essential role a skilled analyst can play in sharing expertise about policy ramifications.
Alum Tamarine Cornelius wants to people to have the information they need to make up their own minds about state budget issues and to help them connect the dots between budget issues.