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Let 'Em Speak

Let ‘Em Speak is a podcast about the risks and rewards of real talk by real people in the real world.

Your hosts are David, Christineand Bjørn.

Oct 4, 2021

When not trying new vegan recipes, Chelsea Grey ( is riding her Peloton or tracking her packages. At the time of recording, she was a senior congressional staffer in the House of Representatives, but has now transitioned back to Atlanta with the hopes of continuing her political career. For the last five years, she was covering policy on education, transportation, women and LGBTQ+ issues, foreign affairs, and much more. New York-born, Georgia-raised.

By listening to this conversation with Chelsea, you’ll learn about:  

- Being more than your resume
- Establishing community
- Making an impression in interviews
- The problem with unpaid internships
- Barriers to opportunity in government
- The importance of equitable promotions and pay
- Recognizing the unique experiences of underrepresented people in government
- Representation on the Hill: getting better, still not great

Twitter:  @chelsgrey