Pop Quiz with Deborah Long Goldberg, Stratagon

#ELGLPopUps land in Charlotte, Dallas, Portland, and Kansas City on September 22. Each event has a school theme which you’ll notice in the agendas. Staying with that theme, we introduce you to those who will be attending a Pop Up event.

You can register for one of the events here.


Name: Deborah Goldberg

Job Title: Content Writer and Editor

Organization: Stratagon, Inc.

Connect: LinkedIn and Twitter


Rank the Pop Up cities. 

Charlotte, Portland, Kansas City, Dallas

(True or False) I received the perfect attendance award at least once. False

In high school, what job(s) were you most interested in?

Had no clue; maybe an attorney; certainly nothing that involved kids or healthcare.

What was your favorite childhood toy? 

A raccoon stuffed animal named Roger

What does Friday Night Lights mean to you? 

TV series that I liked but never finished watching

(True or False) I attended a school where the mascot was a bulldog or wildcat.

False. It was a Stallion and the female teams were called (*cringe*) the “Lady Stallions.”

List the top four schools that you attended.

UNC-CH; UNC-CH; Guideway Elementary (Go Falcons); and South Columbus High (In fact, I have only attended 3 schools in my life, as my rural community had no middle school and I got my BA and MPA both from Carolina.)

(Complete the sentence) Instead of doing homework, I would sometimes….

I always did my homework, I just usually waited until the very, very last minute.

What songs would be on your high school mix tape?

Regulate by Warren G.; Gin and Juice (Snoop); Ain’t Nuttin but a G Thang (Dre and Snoop); Blister in the Sun (Violent Femmes); A bunch of Indigo Girls songs; Ants Marching (Dave Matthews);

What question(s) should we have asked?

What’s the most embarrassing car you drove/rode in during high school? sometimes as a senior (in 1996) I would have to drive my dad’s 1982 Toyota Corolla, color poop brown, no power steering and 300K+ miles.


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