I have been interviewed and cited in a few books.  I speak frequently, solo and on panels about topics I care about.

MichelleMichelle Obama — A Life by Peter Slevin

American JournalismThe Death and ‘Life of American Journalism by Robert McChesney, John Nichols





You Need to be a Little Crazy by Barry Moltz



Free Agent NationFree Agent Nation  by Daniel Pink
Recent panels and speaking




Panel on Open Data — Transforming Transparency in Illinois

Overview of Open Government in Chicago | Sally Duros | Independent Journalist
Chicago Health Atlas | Kyla Williams, Smart Chicago Collaborative
Food Inspection Forecasting | Tom Schenk, City of Chicago
Illinois Sunshine Database | Derek Eder, DataMade
Predicting E.Coli on Chicago Beaches | Tom Schenk, City of Chicago

Niagara Foundation — Women in Media
Chicago Women Take Action – 2014 Women’s Assembly, 2015 Mayoral Forum
Social Media Week 2013: hosted the NU Knight Lab team at Tribeca Flashpoint Academy.
The Denovati Group (2013): Global Leadership Team
Illinois League of Women Voters Election 2012, panelist with Eric Zorn, Charlie Meyerson
Guest speaker, DePaul Digital Journalism
Chicago Counts 2012 on Digital Newsrooms
Americans for Community Development (2011): Media Working Group, L3Cs
Edgewater Chamber of Commerce Board Member (2006-2009)
WorldWit Leadership Team, founded by Liz Ryan (1999)