In Government, ‘Failure Is Just an Opportunity to Learn’

DENVER  — Thursday, July 19, 2017 — Last Thursday was pitch night for the Government Entrepreneurial Leadership Accelerator program. It was a buzzing culmination of weeks of workshops, think sessions, team building exercises, consultations with experts and fact-finding missions.

Four teams of four people each took the stage at the Galvanize Inc.’s co-work space in downtown Denver’s Golden Triangle area to pitch new approaches to vexing public policy issues. Each team included University of Colorado law students paired with state and local government employees in Colorado—each of whom was granted a nine-week leave from their jobs to participate in the program. Read more