Entries by Laura Kinsell-Baer

Derek Laney Joins CivTech STL as community Engagement Coordinator

It is my pleasure to announce the new Director of Community Engagement for CivTech St. Louis, Derek Laney. Derek has over 10 years of experience in community engagement and outreach and organizing for social justice. Most recently, Derek was involved in many individual initiatives in the St. Louis region following Ferguson. Derek demonstrated skilled diplomacy and […]

Civic Tech IS Economic Development

I work in economic development for St. Louis City and St. Louis County. We work closely with local governments; businesses large, small, and in-between; and nonprofit organizations. The startup culture, the tech sector, and open government data are all integral pieces of the economic development puzzle in the St. Louis region. Yet, I often still […]