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We have the pleasure to announce the incorporation of Malia Lazu, to the Leading Cities Boston’ Advisory Board

Upon completing a two-year fellowship at MIT, Malia Lazu returned to Boston to build nonprofit models for the 21st century.  With over two decades of experience establishing grass roots involvement in political advocacy and civic engagement, Malia felt the nonprofit industry is no longer creating safe spaces for humans to create change together and is in need of disruption.  This lead…

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We have the pleasure to Introduce you to Ivan Caballero, CEO of “The social Coin”

Ivan is a versatile leader, entrepreneur and strategist working in pursuit of a kinder society through people’s inclusion and empowerment. He accumulates more than two decades founding successful disruptive tech startups to improve our society. He carries out projects where the social uses of technology and internet are applied to social engagement, purpose driven entrepreneurship…

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Chad O’Connor Joins Leading Cities’ Boston Local Advisory Board

Professor Chad O’Connor teaches courses in Advertising, Organizational Culture, and Crisis Communication in undergraduate and graduate programs at Northeastern University, where he is also a startup advisor for IDEA, Northeastern’s venture accelerator program. He is the former contributing editor of the Global Business Hub blog on The Boston Globe’s Boston.com site. He now consults for public, private, startup and nonprofit clients…

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Smart Cities, From Trend To Future Reality

The phrase “Smart City,” as well as the concept behind the phrase, has become a trend over the last few years. This trend has pushed companies and institutions to become something that, in many cases, they do not fully understand. They want to be “Smart” like they want to be “Green.” However, these objectives are…

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Areti Markopoulou Joins Leading Cities’ Barcelona Local Advisory Board

We are pleased to announce the addition of Areti Markopoulou to Barcelona’s Local Advisory Board for Leading Cities. Areti Markopoulou is a Greek architect, technologist and educator working at the intersection between architecture and digital technologies. She is currently the Academic Director at Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) in Barcelona leading international platforms…

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Barcelona’s Advisory Board cointinues to growth with the incorporation of Anne-Sophie Gresle

A resident of Barcelona for the past 10 years, Anne-Sophie has worked on several international multi-centric research projects related to Education and Health (public health, biomedical research and health policy). She is currently working as a project manager at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health coordinating the Responsible Research and Innovation initiative whose main purpose…