Archive for the ‘Social’ Category

On Tap: Asteroids, Alien Worlds, & Frame4Frame Festival

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event …

BYOB: Bring Your Own Beamer, But Not The Car

Posted by Jewels Clark

BYOB: Bring your own beamer, that is.

The Cedars Union, in association with the McKinney Avenue Contemporary  (The MAC), is bringing artists and projectors of all kinds together on Oct. 14 for the Bring Your Own Beamer Cedars event, …

Habitat for Humanity Plans Community Made of Shipping Containers 

Posted by D'Anzia Robertson

North Collin County Habitat for Humanity is using shipping containers to put a unique spin on its latest affordable housing project. 

The nonprofit organization recently put a contract on 2.75 acres of vacant land it’s planning to develop into a …

Creating Cultural Ties: Bright Light Volunteers Eyeing Canada, Vietnam for Growth

Posted by D'Anzia Robertson

Volunteering abroad with her children led Dallas resident Catherine Greenberg to her latest venture. 

As she raised her own children to be global citizens and saw the impact volunteering had on their worldview, she felt the need to share cultural …

3 DFW Biz Giants Among 100 Writers for Forbes’ Centennial

Posted by Lance Murray

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could unite 100 of the greatest business minds and have them write an essay about what inspired them to succeed?

That’s exactly what Forbes did to celebrate its centennial.

The publication has put …

2 Dallas Startups Tackle Diverse Blockchain Interests

Posted by Lance Murray

Two Dallas-based startups are undertaking initiatives in the cryptocurrency arena — one involving charitable giving via blockchain, and the other developing an alternative to blockchain technology.

The Grant Hero Foundation announced its first live grant as part of a crowdsale …

‘NoMeanGirls:’ Conference Aims to Empower Women Leaders

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

Sometimes, women trying to interact with other women can lead to some spite and snarkiness. But, Plaid for Women, a digital media company, doesn’t buy it.

To prove it, the women-oriented company is bringing its National #NoMeanGirls Conference to Dallas. …

3 North Texans Up for
‘Most Influential Urbanists’ Title

Posted by Lance Murray

The population of the U.S. increasingly is living in urban environments among the hustle and bustle — and the issues — that come with life in large cities.

Planning, design, and development website Planetizen is asking its readers to vote …

Arlington’s Frame4Frame Festival Returns With Focus on Diversity

Posted by Jewels Clark

A North Texas festival featuring film, art, and music is raising cultural awareness and appreciation for diversity and creativity for the second year.

The Frame4Frame Festival is sponsored by the Arlington Cultural Tourism Council, the Arlington Film Society, and the …

The Next Real Innovation: Business Purpose

Posted by Salah Boukadoum

Economist Marci Rossell gave a speech in Dallas last week in which she noted that there were two great innovations in the last 40 years that truly drove corporate productivity.

The first was technological: Individual workers gained access to computers. …