Kicking off the TED2013 conference, Jennifer Granholm asks a very American question with worldwide implications: How do we make more jobs?Her big idea: Invest in new alternative energy sources.Her former spokeswoman Liz Boyd sent her a link to the clip.After watching it, Granholm said: “I’m still laughing so hard my stomach still hurts.”Former Michigan Gov.Politico reports that Granholm is on “a growing list of people the administration is looking to find spots for,” and mentions the former state attorney general as a possible replacement for U. Jason Plautz of Inside Climate News wrote that a Granholm nomination could bring “political heft” to the job, but could be a tough sell to Republicans.The former governor worked for the Pew Charitable Trusts as a senior advisor on clean energy policies, and has been linked with the Energy post in the past.She held jobs as a tour guide at Universal Studios, within customer service for the Los Angeles Times and was the first female tour guide at Marine World Africa USA in Redwood City, piloting boats with 25 tourists aboard. She worked on John Anderson's independent presidential campaign and enrolled at the University of California, Berkeley. She emphasized the need for the state to attract young people and businesses to Michigan.She graduated from UC-Berkeley in 1984 Phi Beta Kappa with two B. degrees, one in political science, the other in French. As Governor, she was a member of the National Governors Association and Policy Chairwoman of the Democratic Governors Association.
In other words, schools are being told that students come to them with many challenges and it is up to the schools to work together with parents and communities to try to help their students overcome those challenges and achieve educational success.
But if you had a time machine, meeting 1978 Jennifer Granholm does seem like it should be the first order of business (post KILLING HITLER.),” played by the timeless Ann Jillian, perhaps her first childhood crush.
Also crossed with Olivia Newton-John, but then every woman with blonde hair in the 1970s looked like Olivia Newton-John somehow. As Granholm said after the clip resurfaced last week, “I was a teenager in the 70’s! “My hair could’ve been a nest for an entire family of birds!
Jennifer Granholm's past - an appearance on the Dating Game.
in 1978, when she was an absurdly chirpy 19-year-old wanna-be actress asking mildly suggestive questions of men who look like they belong in a skeevy porn video or a Bee Gees tribute band (OK, maybe not Bachelor Number 3, who looks more like a junior high school assistant principal from any era in history).