CreativeMornings is a monthly breakfast lecture series for creative types. Each event is free of charge, and includes a 20 minute talk, plus coffee!
The speaker at the January 2012 CreativeMornings Vancouver was Amanda Gibbs. Amanda is a writer, communications strategist, and facilitator—and a good friend. She has assisted dozens of social profit and knowledge-driven organizations map and create brands, enact organizational and policy change and craft winning campaigns.Her work via social innovation platform, Public Assembly, focuses on creative and productive public engagement, and in particular, finding ways to marshal leading edge tools from social marketing, deliberative democracy, the arts and design to address the pressing issues facing cities. She is a mother of two, lives and works in Vancouver and is an active volunteer in her neighbourhood of Strathcona.
The Vancouver chapter of CreativeMornings is run by Mark Busse and a dedicated team of volunteers.