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Boulder Startup Week -Future of Our Cities: Civc Innovation

May 15, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Social impact always starts from our immediate sphere of influence. Local City of Boulder officials, tech entrepreneurs, conscious leaders, and civic change-makers converge to kickoff Boulder Startup Week at Impact Hub Boulder! Join us as they will discuss how Boulder, Denver, and cities across the world can create systems that disrupt ‘business as usual’ and empower citizens to co-create solutions. If you are an entrepreneur looking to revolutionize your community, this panel will offer you creative insights and an opportunity to network with movers and shakers in this arena. Bring your burning civic questions and business cards!


Becky Boone 

Becky is a software engineer with a deep focus on civic technology. She has worked as a Code for America Fellow and volunteers her technical skills locally specifically by creating a mobile app that empowers citizens to participate in their local civic processes easily and efficiently. She has taught free programming classes to women, as well as managed the City of Anchorage, Alaska’s commuter challenge open source project. She is deeply motivated to engage Boulder’s startup community in important city issues.
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Amy Lynn Herman 

Boulder POV LLC / Full Stack Events
Founder / Organizer
Boulder, Colorado
Hi, I’m Amy Lynn. By day, I’m an event strategist specializing in community activation for large scale events (500-150K people). I work with teams to produce high-impact, creative events for private and corporate clients. Right now I’m working on a civic engagement app for Boulder’s public arts and culture offerings. I love crowds, tools, technology, travel, the outdoors, being social and building businesses. Come talk to me!

Nikhil Mankekar 

Nikhil was born and raised in Boulder and is a City of Boulder Human Relations Commissioner.  He is the first Indian American and Sikh American to serve on any city commission in Boulder.  Creating an inclusive community for people of all backgrounds is his mission on the Human Relations Commission.Nikhil is also Involved with the Boulder League of Women Voters in their mission to increase the minimum wage, is a member of a community action committee at the Boulder Chamber, and is a regular moderator of panels at the Conference of World Affairs at CU. He led the Human Relations Committee to enforce the City of Boulder Human Rights Ordinance to prevent discrimination, and he is a regular panelist on a regular KGNU radio show on diversity.
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Julia Richman 

Julia is the Chief Innovation and Analytics Officer for the City of Boulder. She is responsible for the City’s data, performance management and innovation programs. Prior to working for the City she spent nearly a decade at Deloitte Consulting, leading projects that advanced service and business operations strategies in the public sector. Mrs. Richman has worked with states, universities, non-profits, and the federal government on large scale, enterprise-wide transformation efforts including restructuring, cost reduction, business processes improvement, operations improvement, enterprise governance, portfolio management, innovation, and organizational design.  Julia is a Colorado native.
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May 15, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


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