InnoMAYtion Week Three: Recap and Upcoming Events

Deputy Mayor Brian Kenner was a special guest at the May 17 DC stop on the national “Tech Jobs Tour,” a yearlong tour of 50 U.S. cities with the goal of filling 100,000 jobs from diverse and non-traditional backgrounds hired in tech. The event included workshops, networking and many DC tech companies hiring local talent. As the #1 city […]


BY THE PEOPLE INSTAGRAM CONTEST On Instagram, post a selfie with innoMAYtive art, tag @_ByThePeople_ + @DMPED for the chance to win 2 tickets to the #ByThePeople Punk Latitudes concert in June. Check out #ByThePeople satellite locations in DC for photo inspiration. Contest ends 6/4.

Innovation in the Built Environment: Wooden Skyscrapers

Can you imagine a 25-story building made from wood? This new technology allows wood to replace concrete and steel. It will eventually be cheaper than concrete and steel, faster to construct, and unlike concrete and steel, more sustainable. This will have a profound impact on the ways our cities are designed – but American companies […]

InnoMAYtion Week Two: Recap and Upcoming Events

  You wanted the funk and DC brought the funk! Last week, the InnoStreetTeam brought the spirit of funk at the 5th annual Funk Parade! InnoMAYtion ambassadors celebrated barrier breakers, equity builders, and knowledge seekers and spread the “Capital of Inclusive Innovation” love among festival goers.

InnoMAYtion Week One: Recap and Upcoming Events

Last week, we kicked off InnoMAYtion 2018 – and kicked status quo to the curb! The kick-off event on May 2, “Digital TransforMAYtion” at the Verizon Technology and Policy Center, featured keynote speaker David Eaves, a Professor at Harvard Kennedy School and former Presidential Innovation Fellow in the Obama Administration, and a panel of civic […]

Are You an Everday Innovator? Tell Us!

Calling all movement makers, barrier breakers, knowledge seekers, and equity builders. InnoMAYtion nation needs YOU. Everyday Innovators are individuals, communities, and companies positively changing the way we live, work, and play in Washington, DC. From technologists to teachers and CEO’s to artists, we’re looking for the barrier breakers, anti-status-quo-ers, power brokers, and movement makers to […]

Digital TransforMAYtion: Join Us On May 2

The month of MAY: when we spotlight the diverse and brilliant small businesses, entrepreneurs, organizations, and technophiles that are the inventors/doers/game changers of DC’s InnoMAYtion Nation. Kick off Mayor Muriel Bowser’s 2018 InnoMAYtion campaign to celebrate the people and companies shaping innovation in the District of Columbia! Digital TransforMAYtion features a discussion with national, local, and […]