There may be no better place than San Francisco for citizen entrepreneurs to build creative solutions to the challenges our city faces. Systemic civic issues around food, housing, and other basic needs are benefiting from the innovation and hustle of local leaders who are taking matters into their own hands. Meet these civic entrepreneurs and experience their vision for change through a series of Ignite talks that inspire action for a sustainable San Francisco.
Speaker: Kosar Jahani, Impact Manager, Samaschool
Topic: Why Digital Education is Key to Poverty Alleviation
Speaker: Marni Webb, CEO, Caravan Studios, division of TechSoup
Topic: Community Centered Design: Working with Direct Service Nonprofits to Build Products with Impact
Speaker: Rose Broome, CEO and co-founder, HandUp.org
Topic: What is the Basic Income?
Speaker: Nicole Ferrara, Executive Director, WalkSF
Topic: Vision Zero and What It Means for Cities
Speaker: Megan Trotter, Community Programs Manager, Zendesk
Topic: How Tech Companies can Engage Employees in Local Civic Challenges
Speaker: Komal Ahmad, CEO and founder, Feeding Forward
Topic: How an App Can Eradicate Hunger and Food Waste in Our Cities
Topic: Data + Design: Together at Last?
Topic: Why Place Matters for Catalyzing Change
HandUp.org is a way to donate directly to homeless people and other neighbors in need in your community. 100% of contributions go toward basic needs like medical care and housing, redeemed through trusted local nonprofit partners.
About Impact Hub
Impact Hub San Francisco is a coworking & events space for a membership community of entrepreneurs, activists, creatives, and professionals taking action to drive positive social and environmental change.
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