BIR Strategy Spotlights

Welcome to Strategy Spotlights. BIR Strategy Spotlights provides concepts, tools, or ways to enhance broader impacts ranging from the individual to the institution. Today we briefly discuss policy.

In general policy is a law, regulation, procedure or administrative action to advance a desired outcome. The definition of broader impacts is encompassing the potential to benefit society and contribute to the achievement of specific, desired societal outcomes. Therefore policy is a great way to enhance your broader impacts. However given our busy shedules many of us do not have a lot of time, unless we work in policy, to get involved. Furthermore, how does one write a policy brief, how would we be able to distribute this information, and how would one go about meeting lawmakers and staff? One simple solution would be to join a policy scholars network. Click here to find out more!