Jessica Lawrence Quinn is the Managing Director at Civic Hall and previous organizer of NY Tech Meetup, the largest Meetup group in the world. In 2013, she co-founded The Work Revolution Summit, a conference on the future of work. Prior to this, Jessica was the CEO of Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio Council in Southern California, where she supported a community of 75 staff, 5,000 volunteers, and 15,000 girls. Jessica was one of only 15 women selected to participate in Seth Godin’s Female Entrepreneur MBA (FeMBA) in 2010. Jessica’s writing has been featured on the Harvard Business Review blog, Forbes.com, The Next Web, The Huffington Post and in a weekly column in The Press-Enterprise. She also speaks frequently on the tech sector, the future of work, and organizational development and culture at events such as PopTech, SXSW, and TEDx.
After leading the world’s largest Meetup group, and now leading the growing community at Civic Hall – a collaborative workspace focused on building tech for the public good – Jessica Quinn has first-hand experience with the power of community. In this talk, she’ll share her experiences with how networks are stronger than any one individual […]