Aug. 10, 2021

Increasing International Voter Turnout and Attending Law School at 19-Years-Old with Howard Cohen | Ep. 29

Increasing International Voter Turnout and Attending Law School at 19-Years-Old with Howard Cohen | Ep. 29

Howard is an award-winning entrepreneur who helped scale a technology company that increased voter turnout in democracies around the world. He’s worked at the UN and as a litigation attorney at an international law firm.

He also has experience working in journalism at CNN and Global News and in Public Policy for the former Under Secretary of State for Public Affairs. 

He was named a ‘Global Shaper’ by the World Economic Forum and received his J.D. and Master’s from McGill University and Harvard. Howard currently works at Facebook.

In this episode:

  • How Howard built Vote Compass and made his product have an international impact
  • Why getting cut from his high school’s basketball team was a life-altering experience
  • What it was like to attend law school at 19-years-old
  • How Howard’s time working at the United Nations led him to pursue journalism
  • And how Howard got into breakdancing

You can follow Howard Cohen:

Instagram | @howard.cohen44

LinkedIn | Howard Cohen

Twitter | @howardcohen0

Facebook | Howard Cohen

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