*Portfolio Organization Briefing*
Learn about the new generation of political leaders building bridges to move America forward. Hear from Millennial Action Project (MAP) Founder and nationally-recognized political commentator, Steven Olikara, on his journey from music to democracy entrepreneurship, creating a unique model of cross-partisan action with young lawmakers. Founded in the wake of the 2013 government shutdown, MAP has grown into the nation’s largest nonpartisan organization of young lawmakers, with 1,500 elected leaders spanning 29 states and Congress.
Steven Olikara is a political entrepreneur and Founder & CEO of Millennial Action Project (MAP), which is building a new generation of leadership to transcend the partisan divide and strengthen our democracy. A nationally-recognized political commentator, Steven has been featured on CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, NPR, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, USA Today, GQ Magazine and many other national outlets. A musician and writer, he is also co-author of the book, JFK: THE LAST SPEECH, on the role of artists in democracy. Steven has been named a Global Shaper by the World Economic Forum, a Forbes 30 Under 30, and a Truman Scholar. Steven is based in Milwaukee, WI, where he hosts the WisPolitics.com and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee podcast, Meeting in Middle America.