In this episode, Jane talks with Siri Nelson, Executive Director of the National Whistleblower Center (NWC). Nelson discusses the ins and outs of information whistleblowers need to know and how they can get help. She talks about the advocacy, education, and policy work NWC does and looks to the future, highlighting her goals for the organization over the next 10 years. Nelson also gives insight into her personal background, career path, and how she became interested in whistleblower issues.
They discuss cultural attitudes towards whistleblowers and how these attitudes may have shifted in recent years, shining a light on international whistleblowers, and NWC’s yearly National Whistleblower Day celebration.