The Power of Storytelling

Stories are powerful – it’s how we learn about people, companies and our community. It’s important to tell your story and listen to new perspectives to create change. In last week’s Virtual Voices, we heard from experts on how companies and leaders are telling stories during a pandemic and how they’re using their voices to further important conversations on racial inequities. Virtual Voices aims [...]

2020-06-30T14:08:22-06:00June 30th, 2020|

COVID-19 Brings Systemic Barriers to Forefront

Inequities aren’t new, but they have been magnified during COVID-19. In last week’s Virtual Voices, we heard from leaders in our community on the systemic barriers that have created inequities and negatively impacted our communities of color. Virtual Voices aims to keep alums informed and engaged as our community works through this challenging time. Each virtual meeting brings together leaders on the front lines [...]

2020-06-17T16:36:36-06:00June 17th, 2020|

How Our Community is Creatively Coping

Arts and culture are essential to Colorado’s economic and social vitality, and like many industries, these businesses have been greatly impacted by COVID-19. In last week’s Virtual Voices, we heard how artists and organizations are changing their creative processes and why it’s important to make time for creativity. Virtual Voices aims to keep alums informed and engaged as our community works through this challenging [...]

2020-06-03T13:51:25-06:00June 3rd, 2020|

COVID-19’s Impact on Events and Hospitality

The event and hospitality industry was hit hard by this pandemic. Their business didn’t just slow down; it halted. In this week’s Virtual Voices, we heard from industry leaders on how they had to change their business and get creative to stay open, and how they are partnering with our community. Virtual Voices aims to keep alums informed and engaged as our community works [...]

2020-05-21T16:41:39-06:00May 21st, 2020|

Collaboration Key to Denver’s COVID-19 Recovery

Collaboration, inclusivity, responsibility, leadership and shared vision – it’s Colorado’s Civic DNA and it’s the lens in which Denver is responding to this pandemic. In last week’s Virtual Voices, our alumni heard from two leaders of the City and County of Denver’s Office of Economic Development and Opportunity: Executive Director Eric Hiraga and Chief of Staff Jen Morris. They shared how the city prepared [...]

2020-05-19T09:15:12-06:00May 19th, 2020|