About this Speaker
Bridgette is an entrepreneur that has leveraged fifteen years of Project Management and Program Development for both city and state agencies to develop an asset-based organization focused on helping entrepreneurs in the urban core seek access, opportunity and funding. Her public sector knowledge gives her a unique ability to apply her background, in all its forms, to institutional processes. She is skilled in adapting urban planning methods to existing cities suffering from decay and lack of infrastructure investment. She is also skilled at linking people with the information and networks they need for advancement. Taking an asset-based approach is central to her work when she engages with the community. Outcomes built on collaboration allows for development without displacement in areas and with people who have long been neglected, who deserve a chance to grow with the emerging economies.