Startup Weekend Aspen is pleased to announce Jackie Francis is donating her time to help evaluate Entrepreneurs presentation at Aspen Startup Weekend May 23-25. Jackie is involved in long term sustainability and energy issues in the region and has an extensive background creating public benefit organizations.
At the Aspen Science Center Jackie coordinated a project with the US Department of Energy (directly working with the office of the Secretary of Energy), organized the Critical Path Energy Project and the Global GreenPrint Summit. She has worked on various projects with corporations such as Chesapeake Energy, Calpine, EnCana, and Shell.
She has founded or co-founded several events such as, American Renewable Energy Day, Aspen EcoFest, Actions Speak Louder, and Aspen’s Earth Day Celebration – working with governments, NGOs, and businesses. Formerly, she worked as an editor, director and writer for wildlife filmmaker Marty Stouffer.