4 - 6 April, 2018 - Austin, TX
Chelsea fosters collaboration between the public and private sectors to solve civic challenges, leveraging her experience in tech, policy, social impact, civic engagement and entrepreneurship. Chelsea is the Founder of Digi.City, Editor-At-Large for Smart City Connect Smart City Connect, Senior Advisor for Texans for Economic Progress, and Co-Founder of Impact Hub Austin, one of 84 community spaces around the world committed to social and civic good. Chelsea is a Zhi-Xing Eisenhower Fellow (2016) and is a contributor to Inc.com where she writes about innovation and smart cities.
Chelsea is active in her local and state community and serves on the St Edwards’ University’s Dean’s Advisory Council, the Austin Forum board and is a founding Board Member of the Austin Technology Alliance and the Austin Technology Council’s Policy Collation. From 2013 – 2015, she served as Vice Chair and Commissioner for the City of Austin Community Technology & Telecommunications Commission.
Chelsea is an Austin Under 40 Award recipient in Science & Technology (2015), a graduate of the Leadership Austin Essentials Class (2010) and has masters and bachelor degrees in Advertising from the University of Texas at Austin.