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Chelsea Collier


Chelsea Collier is the founder of Digi.City, which advocates for policies and programs that create more connected, equitable and accessible communities. She also serves as the editor-at-large for Smart Cities Connect. Her previous experience includes work in state-government economic development, social enterprise, tech startups and small business.

Collier was a University of Manchester Simon Industrial and Professional Fellow in 2019, a Marshall Memorial Fellow in 2018 and an Eisenhower Fellow in 2016. She holds master's and bachelor's degrees from the University of Texas at Austin.

The COVID-19 crisis has inspired new thinking about how communities can embrace technology to better serve the people who live in them. We can be intentional about what we create.