Rowena Alegría is Chief Storyteller for the City & County of Denver, founder and director of I Am Denver, a citywide storytelling and cultural preservation project. A 2019 Jack Jones Literary Arts Fellow, 2019 Vermont Studio Center Fellow and 2018 Writing by Writers Fellow, Alegría earned an MFA from the Institute of American Indian Arts and is a member of Sandra Cisneros’ Macondo Writers Workshop. A career journalist, communications executive and speech writer, she is writing a novel that plays with form and the history of the Southwest. For more, see RowenaAlegria.com and IAmDenver.org.
This panel addresses the why and the how of storytelling across the public
service. Why is it important for government teams to be profiled and have
their stories shared out in the open? How can teams across government
leverage different digital storytelling tools from blogs to podcasts? Learn
from a diverse panel of government storytellers, digital tinkerers and creative
... read more