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August 29 2012

An Evening with Erica Williams

Erica is an accomplished speaker, writer, and activist who is passionate about engaging the next generation in civic life.

Groundwire is thrilled to welcome Erica Williams as the keynote speaker for our 2012 Connector Award Event.

Erica is an accomplished speaker, writer, and activist who is passionate about engaging the next generation in civic life.

Erica rocks audiences of all ages and backgrounds about a new way of engaging in societyinspiring them to tackle issues head-on, think big, and use technology to their advantage.

As CEO of Foolish Life Ventures, she works with individuals and organizations to unlock the power for social change in modern, authentic, and culturally relevant ways. Erica's résumé includes work as Senior Strategist at Citizen Engagement Lab, Deputy Director of the Center for American Progress’s youth advocacy arm, and co-founding Progress 2050. She was listed by Politico.com as one of 50 Top Politicos, and has also worked at the nation's oldest, largest, and most diverse civil and human rights coalition, the Leadership Conference on Civil & Human Rights.

She has been regularly featured on a wide variety of programs from Fox News to Charlie Rose to MTV, BET and G4TV.  Her work has been highlighted in The Washington Post, U.S. News & World Report, and CNN.com.

Groundwire is excited to welcome Erica to our Connector Award Event honoring Alliance for Climate Education for their achievements working with young people.

Erica Williams and Alliance for Climate Education—October 9th at Benaroya Hall. Don't miss out on this opportunity to be inspired!  RSVP today!