CreativeMornings/Detroit: Amy Kaherl and Nicole Rupersburg June 7th 8:30am-10:00am
Amy Kaherl is the Director of Detroit SOUP. Amy received her MA in Theology (emphasizing in popular culture) in 2008 from Fuller Theological Seminary. Amy along with Detroit SOUP was honored as a Champion of Change with the White House around the idea of crowdfunding. While not running SOUP, Amy is involved in planning the after parties for the Detroit City Futbol League and as DJ Amy Dreamcatcher with the monthly party, Nothing Elegant.
Nicole Rupersburg has been eating food for as long as she can remember. She is a well-established Detroit-based food, culture and travel writer for dozens of publications, including Model D and the New York Post. She is also "the opinionated diner extraordinaire behind the city's most raucous food blog," Eat It Detroit.
The Detroit Creative Corridor Center accelerates and attracts creative industries while offering talent advancement programs to support Detroit as a global center of creative innovation.
Detroit SOUP is a microgranting dinner that celebrates creative projects in the city and has helped Detroiters giving back to Detroiters over $30,000 towards art, social justice, social entrepreneurs, education, technology and urban agriculture. SOUP has recently been featured in O Magazine, the cover of the Sunday Detroit Free Press, New York Times, NPR, Fast Company, Dwell Magazine, and NBC Nightly News.
FoodLab Detroit is a community of food entrepreneurs committed to making the possibility of good food in Detroit a sustainable reality. FoodLab Detroit designs, builds, and maintains systems to grow a diverse ecosystem of triple-bottom-line food businesses as part of a good food movement that is accountable to all Detroiters.
Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit presents art at the forefront of contemporary culture. As a non-collecting institution, MOCAD is responsive to the cultural content of our time, fueling crucial dialogue, collaboration, and public engagement.
CreativeMornings is a monthly morning gathering for creative types. Each event includes a 20 minute talk followed by a 20 minute group discussion. The gathering begins at 8:30am with the topic presentation starting at 9:00am with everyone taking off for work at 10:00am. CreativeMornings are free of charge!
There are chapters around the world including Zurich, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Chicago and Detroit! The Detroit chapter is hosted by Detroit Creative Corridor Center team member Bethany Betzler.
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CreativeMornings is a monthly speaker series and morning gathering of creative types. Each event includes a 15-20 minute lecture, followed by a 20 minute group discussion. The gathering begins at 8:30am with the topic presentation starting at 9:00am and everyone taking off for work at 10am. CreativeMornings are free of charge!
CreativeMornings/Detroit is organized by Bethany Betzler