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Imandeep Kaur

Impact Hub Birmingham / 00
Co - Founder / Director
Birmingham, UK
Immy is a co-founder of Impact Hub Birmingham, a network of citizens, makers, doers, entrepreneurs, activists and dreamers committed to building a better Birmingham and better world. Powered by a 6,000 sq. ft. collaborative workshop in the heart of Birmingham, the Impact Hub is an engine for passion, learning and outcomes where together, the community work to build a better, more fair city. Impact Hub Birmingham launched and successfully crowdfunded over £65,000 on Kickstarter, with more than 650 people backing the #EpicBrum campaign. Impact Hub Birmingham is part of a global association of more than 80 communities around the world in over 70 cities, with over 12,000 members all with a shared focus on creating positive impact. Immy is Director of Project 00, [zero zero] is a collaborative studio of architects, strategic designers, programmers, social scientists, economists and urban designers practicing design beyond its traditional borders, ventures include WikiHouse, Open Desk, Civic Systems Lab and more. Immy was one of the original founding team members that produced Birmingham’s first ever TEDx. Over the last 5 years Immy has curated and produced 4 TEDx events. In 2016, Immy and team will be planning Birmingham’s biggest TEDx event to date to the city and launch CityCamp a 3 week event around TEDxBrum to explore together how an ideas community can continue to build and make a more democratic and fair city together. Immy led a team to produce the FutureShift Festival in Birmingham and co - designed The Civic Foundry as part of the cabinet office funded Hub Launchpad programme, an open social venture accelerator programme. Previously Immy worked as part of Tony Blair Faith Foundation. On behalf of 00, Immy is co founding Dark Matter Laboratories