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Wednesday, July 6 • 9:00am - 10:30am
DISCUSSION: Platforms for Civic Change: Diverse ideas of how Impact Hubs from around the globe are becoming platforms for big changes in their cities

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As cities & neighborhoods themselves are increasingly more influential drivers within our global and local development, we must explore new ways to bringing together citizens and institutions in ways that are more conducive to collaboration and effective at creating change  through shared understanding. This panel discussion unites Impact Hub founders from across the globe to discuss and explore their unique approaches to how they are using their Impact Hub’s as a platform in their city to connect, inspire and enable civic innovation.

Panelists Include:

  • Ashara Ekundayo- Impact Hub Oakland, Co-founder

  • Indy Johar- Impact Hub Westminster, Co-founder

  • Konda Mason- Impact Hub Oakland, Co-founder

  • Steve Johnson, Impact Hub Seattle, CEO

  • Tatiana Glad, Impact Hub Amsterdam, Co-Founder

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Kevin Jones

Founder, SOCAP, Good Capital
Kevin Jones creates information businesses inside emerging markets. He believes that markets emerge in conversation, as people try to explain and understand value. But this market is not like others he’s been in, and that’s what makes it more interesting and more important. The... Read More →

Keynote Speakers & Presenters
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Ashara Ekundayo

CCO/Co-Founder, Impact Hub Oakland
Ashara Ekundayo is a cultural strategist and convener who consultants with start-ups and organizations to assess and build capacity for increased community engagement in their ventures through the uses of permaculture design, mindfulness, creative arts practice, exhibition, and project... Read More →
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Tatiana Glad

Co-founder & Director, Impact Hub
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Indy Johar

Co-Founder & Executive Director, 00
ndy Johar is an architect, co-founder of 00 (project00.cc) and a Senior Innovation Associate with the Young Foundation. Indy Johar is a co-founder of Dark Matter Laboratories: our goal is to apply complex systems science to value chain innovation, management and relationships; turning... Read More →
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Steve Johnson

CEO, Impact Hub Seattle
Steve took over as CEO of Impact Hub Seattle in April 2016 and brings a background in organizational development, strategic planning, community engagement, and policy analysis gained from a career in public service at the international, national, and local levels of government... Read More →
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Konda Mason

Co-founder, Impact Hub Oakland
Konda Mason is the Co-Founder and CEO of Impact Hub Oakland, a beautiful co-working space that supports and connects socially engaged change makers and social entrepreneurs in creating community and acquiring the skills they need to bring their projects to life. In 2015 Ms. Mason... Read More →
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Impact Hub Seattle

Impact Hub Seattle is a coworking space, events space, and launch pad for purpose-driven ventures that create more value than they capture. We are located in the historic Pioneer Square landmark, 220 & Change.  We believe in a better world through inspiring entrepreneurship, and through community, space and educational events, we accelerate entrepreneurs toward building the future we want to live in.  We provide a remarkable space for productive work, a driven community that resides at th... Read More →

Wednesday July 6, 2016 9:00am - 10:30am PDT
Impact Hub Seattle - Mainstage