Priti Ambani

Priti Ambani

Priti Ambani

Priti Ambani is the Global Media Director at Crowdsourcing Week, a thought leader and prominent writer on social enterprises, start-ups and web 2.0 businesses. Previously, Priti grew Ecopreneurist, a nascent green business blog into a notable social business resource as site director and managing editor. Working from the ground up, she has developed successful business and communications strategies for impact organizations that aim to create social, environment and economic wealth. Priti is a Professional Engineer and holds a Master’s degree in Biological Resources Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Priti lives in the Washington DC Metro area with her husband and sons, is a lover of the outdoors, traveling and from-scratch cooking!

Articles by Priti Ambani

Announcing Top Level Government Participation at CSW Europe 2015 Brussels

In less than a month, Crowdsourcing Week’s flagship European conference will grab headlines for a whole week in Brussels, Belgium. At CSW Europe 2015, the most celebrated leaders in the digital economy will share their thoughts on crowdsourcing, crowd innovation and crowdfunding as it pertains to social and economic growth. This year, from Oct 19-23, CSW Europe 2015 will see a high level of political participation from European national and regional policy makers whose presence will encourage open and collaborative discussions on crowd economy from a bottom-up approach.   Belgium is one of the early adopters of the crowd economy, focusing on smart cities and alternative finance initiatives. The country stands to gain through crowd-powered networks that will help it attain its sustainability goals while providing its citizens with a very high...

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The Syrian Refugee Crisis: The People Respond

The Syrian refugee crisis is a tragic reminder of how humanity needs to respond to a slew of new problems that we are not sure how to handle. No one has all the answers, but we must begin somewhere. Before all of the strategic and formal programs that can emerge to help the people stuck in a situation with no fault of their own, there needs to be a humanitarian response. Gut wrenching images of a toddler’s body washed ashore on a Turkish beach has emerged this week that has shaken people up. How are we responding? It is no surprise the communities have risen to help and welcome these families torn by war. Residents in Iceland are ready to Sponsor and help Syrian Refugees More than 11,000 Icelanders...

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#CSWEurope15 – New Speakers To Talk Crowdsourced Cities, Delivery, Innovation & Climate Change

The speaker line-up for CSW Europe 2015 just got even more interesting. We are proud to present 5 more innovators ready to bring cutting edge information on crowd economy applications to the stage in Brussels, October 19-23. Take a peek into their bios and the topics they will highlight. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ “Solving Delivery!” – Ari Kestin, CEO, Nimber A passionate manager with consistent success growing technology-based businesses, Ari is proficient in operations, turnarounds, startups and international business development. He is an energetic and focused entrepreneur, whose leadership is driven by the creation of value. At Nimber, Ari is working to create an efficient delivery solution with crowds.  “Crowdsourcing The Future City” –  Julian Petrin, Founder, Nexthamburg An expert in urban crowdsourcing and public participation, Julian in 1998 founded his consulting agency urbanista. In 2009...

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CSW Europe 2015: Brussels to Host Weeklong Conference on Crowdsourcing and Collaborative Economy, Oct 19-23

    BNP Paribas Fortis to support CSW Europe 2015 as the conference will provide an in-depth look into Europe’s collaborative future Crowdsourcing Week (CSW)’s European flagship conference will take place in Brussels, Capital of Europe at Chancellery Auditorium (1 Rue de la Chancellerie) and Co.Station (Place Sainte Gudule),  from 19 to 23 October 2015. The weeklong conference will unite European and global decision makers, platforms and practitioners who are harnessing the new connected economy to address issues centred on government, finance, business and non-profit organizations. CSW Europe 2015 is ready to tackle the main talking points in this new crowdsourcing ecosystem, through keynote presentations, active dialogue on panel discussions and interactive workshops – all designed to provide participants with hands-on learning experiences. Other unique elements of the conference will...

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