On Reimagining Modern Education: An Interview with President Sylvia M. Burwell


On this episode of The Henna Hundal Show, Henna Hundal interviews President Sylvia M. Burwell, the 15th president of American University. Prior to this role, President Burwell served as the 22nd U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services in the Obama administration and has extensive experience across the sectors of public service, nonprofit work, and education. In this interview, President Burwell sheds light on her vision of education that embodies the ideals of diversity, inclusion, civic engagement, and community. President Burwell also discusses the value of both a science-oriented and liberal arts education in equipping students with the tools for success in the modern world.