Upcoming Events

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
12:00 pm -

Unpacking the Capital Region Rail Vision

Join the Unpacking the Capital Region Rail Vision session to learn more about the planning and assumptions that underpin the Capital Region Rail Vision and hear how we can work collaboratively to bring it to fruition.

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Past Events

Friday, March 19, 2021
2:00 pm -

Creating Equity-Centered Work-Based Learning Opportunities

During this virtual panel discussion, panelists discussed how we can build equitable work-based learning opportunities in IT across the Capital Region. Speakers also shared the value of creating work-based learning opportunities and highlight employer-led efforts to build equitable talent pipelines in the Capital Region.

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Thursday, March 18, 2021
12:00 pm -

Fresh Take ft. Dr. Kavita Patel

This interview featured Dr. Kavita Patel, Nonresident Fellow at the Brookings Institution. JB and Dr. Patel discussed the federal government's COVID-19 response, vaccine rollout, and ensuring our health systems are equitable and accessible to all.

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Tuesday, March 9, 2021
12:15 pm -

Fresh Take ft. Carmine Di Sibio

This interview featured Carmine Di Sibio, Global Chairman and CEO of EY. Carmine and JB discussed the COVID-19-era prevalence of remote work in the Capital Region. While this will likely not be maintained once the pandemic has subsided, data collected through external surveys as well as the Greater Washington Partnership (the Partnership) and EY Capital COVID-19 Snapshot shows greater levels of remote working will continue even after herd immunity is reached, relative to pre-COVID-19 levels.

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Thursday, March 4, 2021
12:00 pm -

Fresh Take ft. Carol Thompson Cole

This interview featured Carol Thompson Cole, President & CEO, Venture Philanthropy Partners. JB and Carol discussed inclusive growth in the Capital Region, impact investing, and economic empowerment in underserved communities.

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Thursday, February 18, 2021
12:00 pm -

Fresh Take ft. Ellis Carr

This interview featured Ellis Carr, President & CEO of Capital Impact Partners. JB and Ellis discussed inclusive growth, CDFIs, and economic empowerment in underserved communities.

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Capital CoLAB 101 Session

Join us for the Capital CoLAB 101 Session to meet our team, learn about our unique programs, and find out how you can be involved in developing the Capital Region's diverse digital tech workforce.

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Thursday, February 11, 2021
11:30 am -

Fresh Take ft. Jeff Cherry

This interview featured Jeff Cherry, Executive Director of Conscious Venture Lab. JB and Jeff discussed the start-up community in Baltimore, conscious capitalism, the role of accelerators, and innovation across the region.

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Thursday, February 4, 2021
11:00 am -

Fresh Take ft. Mark Ein

This interview featured Mark Ein, Chairman of Kastle Systems. JB and Mark discussed growing the inclusive innovation economy in the Capital Region, Mark's work with SPACs and Kastle, and other related topics for the region.

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Thursday, January 28, 2021
1:30 pm -

Fresh Take ft. Patricia A. Brantley

This interview featured Patricia A. Brantley, CEO of Friendship Charter Public School. JB and Patricia discussed the impact of COVID-19 on schools, the role of testing, and the path to reopening.

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Thursday, January 21, 2021
12:00 pm -

Fresh Take ft. Anna Mason

This week's interview featured Anna Mason, Partner at Rise of the Rest Seed Fund. JB and Anna discussed startup ecosystems, the startup community across the Capital Region, and the value of investing in inclusion/diversity.

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Thursday, January 7, 2021
12:00 pm -

Fresh Take ft. Megan Smith

This week's interview featured Megan Smith, CEO, and Co-Founder of shift7 and former US Chief Technology Officer. JB and Megan discussed innovation/collaboration, human-centered solutions, and how they tie into the sustainable development goals (SDGs).

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Tuesday, November 17, 2020
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Regional Housing Summit and Playbook Launch

On November 17, Dr. Tiffany Manuel of The Case Made presented the final version of the Playbook, a set of innovative, adaptable strategies and tools to help message, frame, and to communicate effectively about housing and affordability.

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019
8:15 am - 11:00 am

2019 Capital Region Transportation Forum

The Capital Region Transportation Forum, an annual event in its 11th year, is a unique opportunity to hear government and business leaders discuss transportation through a regional lens. In 2019, we looked ahead to a future with more complexity as well as more demand and asked, how can we strengthen our region’s transportation connections to improve the commute, reduce congestion, and enhance the competitiveness of our transit systems?

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