November 28, 2016
In 2016, The Center for Open Data Enterprise has released its Transition Report, with recommendations for the next presidential administration’s first steps on open data. In this article GovTech reports that the Transition Report is the first time anyone has managed to capture all of the promise of open data to improve our government and society. Civic Innovation Project Founder & Director, Lourdes German, was pleased to serve as one of the expert contributors to the Transition Report.
Source:Boston Bar Association
October 13, 2016
The Massachusetts Association of Hispanic Attorneys hosted its 2016 Annual Awards under the theme “Nurturing our Roots and Redefining our Tomorrow”. Lourdes German, founder of the Civic Innovation Project, was one of the honorees, presented with the Corporate Social Responsibility Award.
March 18, 2016
Diversity and inclusion are critical underpinnings to the evolving culture at Microsoft and powerful bridges to the marketplace. In the spirit of International Women’s Day, Microsoft celebrated Lourdes German, and other women in the community who are carrying out the mission of civic engagement, leadership and empowering other women in the "Voices of Change" series.
Source:City of Boston
March 23, 2016
On International Women's Day, Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the winners of the EXTRAordinary Women Award, led by the Mayor's Office of Women's Advancement. The campaign highlights women that do extraordinary work within the Boston community and Lourdes German, Founder & Director of the Civic Innovation Project, was selected as an honoree.
June 16, 2015
BostInno's State of Innovation brings together more than 1,000 business leaders and professionals in the technology industry and honored Lourdes German, Founder & Director of the Civic Innovation Project with an Alumni Impact Award, in recognition of her role fueling Boston's growth as a leader in innovation.
Source:Civic Innovation Project
September 30, 2015
On September 30, 2015, The Civic Innovation Project joined over 1,200 civic innovators for the National Code for America Annual Summit in California for a session organized by Microsoft focused on Data Visualization.
Source:Andrea Clavijo, Boston College
February 25, 2016
The Civic Innovation Project teamed up with the Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy at Boston College to host “Governing in a Digital Age” - a joint program focused on issues related to innovation in governance around public records and open data.
March 11, 2016
Producer and host of the television show Innovation Showcase, Jay Sugarman, featured the Civic Innovation Project on the show, which highlights a range of groundbreaking efforts in the innovation eco-system in the fields of business, science, technology, education, and the arts.
Source:Nicole Rupersberg, Urban Innovation Exchange
May 2, 2016
Lourdes German, Founder and Director of the Civic Innovation Project, was recognized by as a remarkable individuals leading urban change in the Innovator of the Week Series, produced by Urban Innovation Exchange, in partnership with Meeting of the Minds, The Kresge Foundation and Issue Media Group.