Nigel Jacob, Urban Technologist-in-Residence at Living Cities and convener of its City Accelerator initiative, speaks at Lipscomb University's Collaboration 101 conference about leading examples of urban innovation that relied on collaboration and the emerging practice of collective impact to improve the lives of low-income residents.
Jacob is scheduled to speak at 1:50 Eastern/ 12:50 Central/ 10:50 Pacific on Tuesday, October 21.

At 1:50 p.m., former POY and leader of the City Accelerator initiative Nigel Jacob will discuss urban innovations to help the poor.




Maria Katrien Heslin was the first female deputy mayor of Bloomington, Ind., serving from January 2008 until September 2013 after three years as the city's communications director. She is the owner of Independent George LLC, a Bloomington-based strategic-communications firm.

Heslin received master's degrees in journalism and arts administration from Indiana University-Bloomington and teaches a public-relations course in IU's School of Journalism. She serves on the board of ACHIEVE, a community-health association serving Bloomington and Monroe County.