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Model D Speaker Series: Urban Innovation


Are you an innovator? Want to connect with other innovators? Then join us tomorrow, Wednesday, June 27 at D:hive, the new downtown Welcome Center at 1253 Woodward Avenue. We'll introduce innovative people and projects moving Detroit forward, including:

- Gina Reichert, Power House Productions
- Katie McGowan, MOCAD
- Delphia Simmons, Thrive Detroit
- Jenile Brooks, Harvest Express
- Wayne Ramocan, Osborn Neighborhood Alliance
- Ron Lee, The Yuinon

We're also excited to welcome national social innovation expert Christopher Gergen. Christopher is the founder of Bull City Forward in Durham, NC and Innovator in Residence at the Center for Creative Leadership. He is co-author of Life Entrepreneurs: Ordinary People Creating Extraordinary Lives and writes a column titled "Doing Better at Doing Good."
 
Doors open at 5:30 p.m., program begins at 6 p.m. Stay tuned for more details to follow. Space is limited, so please register in advance here.
 
This Speaker Series is a special collaboration with the Urban Innovation Exchange, a new learning network for community leaders and social entrepreneurs. The program is made possible by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and MSHDA.

Special thanks to Motor City Wine for sponsoring wine for the event.
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