Startup Weekend 2017 – Meet Your Judge: Ciara Byrne

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Ciara Byrne 
Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Green Our Planet
Filmmaker & Exec Dir., Lion Television
Judge, Startup Weekend Las Vegas 2017

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In March, 2013 Ciara with Kim MacQuarrie co-founded a non-profit organization called Green Our Planet based in Las Vegas. Green Our Planet’s mission is to raise money for green projects and to educate the public about the most pressing environmental issues facing the planet today. The overall goal is to help conserve, protect, and improve the environment through funding green projects and through education, which includes STEAM, nutrition and conservation education in K-12 schools. Since March 2013 Green Our Planet has raised over $2m, built 115 school gardens, won the American Honda Foundation grant to pay teachers to adapt PreK-5 STEAM curricula so it can be taught in the gardens. Green Our Planet won Public Health Hero of the Year 2014 awarded by the Health District of Southern Nevada; Community Organization of the Year 2014 USGBC; Ciara won Las Vegas Tech Woman of the Year 2015 and the Las Vegas City Compassionate Hero of the Year 2017.

Startup Weekend is the perfect place to see exactly what it takes to become a successful entrepreneur, meet other innovative people who might just become your co-founders or partners and test your ideas with some of the smartest business minds in your community. Get tickets now!
LOCATION: Rob Roy’s Innevation Center
WHEN: Friday, November 10th – Sunday, November 12th

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