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  • Why I am going out of my way to debunk creativity on LinkedIn Blog
  • Rethinking networking and why building relationships is key on LinkedIn Blog
  • Rethinking creativity as a social entrepreneur and how to build that mindset on DC+Acumen
  • How to practice creativity when you don't have time for it on Thrive Global
  • How to network with intention and result. My strategies for the new year shared on WeWork Creator.


All podcast interviews are with Founder, Monica Kang



All speakings are with Founder, Monica Kang.

  • Guest speaker at Rotary Club Fed City to discuss the power of creative leadership (9/2016)
  • Panelist at the Humble VC's Inclusive Economics and Innovation Panel to discuss about the power of authentic community development in entrepreneurship as a minority business owner - Humble VC. (10/2016)
  • Panelist at the She Started It documentary screening at Hera Hub DC to share insights, challenges and opportunities as a female entrepreneur in DC. (1/2017)
  • Panelist at Mentor Method and Femma & Fortune's "Focus + Happy Hour" to share how to manage time and hustle as an entrepreneur to aspiring young female professionals. (1/2017)
  • Speaker at Booz Allen Hamilton's annual 2017 Ideas Festival to do SPARK workshops on creativity (1/2017)
  • Special speaker at an Innovation Business Class at Pepperdine University to share insights as a creative educator with students in undergraduate (11/2016 and 2/2017)
  • Speaker for a private lunch & learn event about creativity at workplace at Urban Institute (2/2017)
  • Monica Kang was one of the guest speaker at private SCORE Board meeting. (2/2017)
  • Presented InnovatorsBox and creative leadership for the Technology Industry Group (3/2017)
  • Monica hosted a creative leadership workshop at Johns Hopkins University's "Women's Leadership Conference Remarkable : The Art of Reinvention." (3/2017) 
  • Monica spoke as one of the panelist at the 2nd Annual "Brunch Fit for Queen" in celebration of Women's History Month with The Lead Girl Foundation, Inc. (4/2017)
  • Monica presented on creative leadership as part of spring leadership training. (4/2017)
  • Monica spoke about creative leadership and entrepreneurship at Georgetown University. (4/2017)
  • Monica advised and judged as a creative educator and entrepreneur at Dolphin Tank. (5/2017)
  • Monica facilitated a creative community workshop for Harvard W3D at a Night At the Gallery. (5/2017)
  • Monica spoke as one of the female founder panelist at Beacon DC at #InnoMAYtion Hackathon. (5/2017)

Upcoming events

  • 5/30 - Speaking at NBT Talks || Washington, DC
  • 6/13-18 - Speaking at Creative Problem Solving Institute || Buffalo, NY
  • 6/20-23 - Moderating at Conference WBENC || Las Vegas, NV
  • 7/8 - Speaking at University of Maryland's MBA Class || Washington, DC
  • 7/27-28 - Mentoring at NextGen (DC)



  • Founder Monica Kang video interview with LeaderStories on our passion and journey building InnovatorsBox
  • Capturing our creative leadership bootcamp program Creative Jump  
  • Take a look inside our Beyond The Box speaker series with innovators


Articles & Others


  • Shared insights on how to build creative habits in 2017 for new year resolutions with Renewal Project.
  • Featured for our insights on what are the top trends and predictions for small business owners in 2017 at Business News Daily.
  • Interview with Renewal Project on how creativity plays a critical role in authentic community development. 
  • Interview with Next Fem to share insights on how to build an innovative workplace and start a business.
  • Creative Jump, our creative leadership bootcamp was featured at Technical.ly DC as a program empowering professionals.
  • Interview with LeaderStories on how Founder Monica formed the company, what challenges she faced and why she is determined to not stop society from professionals tapping into their creativity
  • Foundered highlighted for being one of the rising minority millennial entrepreneurs at McPhersonBerry.
  • Founder Monica Kang featured as an innovator to look out for in The Bridge newsletter that bridges SF & DC
  • Featured as #WeDC Ambassador to represent DC Tech at SXSW 2017 on Technical.ly DC
  • Founder Monica Kang is selected as one of the 26 #WeDC Ambassadors to represent DC at SXSW 2017
  • Photographed at WeDC House at SXSW Kickoff event by Washington Life Magazine
  • Featured for our insights on better team communication process at Real Time Board
  • Interview with The Asian Entrepreneur magazine about our work and insight as a minority business owner
  • Interview with Danielle at Elegant Entrepreneur as one of the Friday Female Founders 
  • Highlighted as Project 500 entrepreneurs in March to April 2017 on the Venture DC website.
  • Participated as one of the innovative women owned business at USPTO's Women Owned Business Expo as part of Women National History Month in Arlington, VA
  • Sponsored at CreateAthon in support of local creative entrepreneurship development in DC in March
  • Sponsored at SheRocksEvent in support of female founder entrepreneurship development in DC in March
  • Monica was one of the 26 selected WeDC Ambassador to represent DC at SXSW 2017. InnovatorsBox showcased our work at WeDC House on 3/11 and welcomed the SXSW community at the WeDC CXO Party.
  • Monica was one of the 50 selected leaders to participate in American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Summit to continue leadership training in NY. April.
  • Monica Kang's journey, from working in a dream career and still feeling stuck to founding InnovatorsBox and being a creative educator, was featured in This is DC Stories in April.
  • Quoted for tips on how to start your new job at Brit and Co in April.
  • Featured as one of the Young Innovators at WeWork in April. Read our story here.
  • SPARK Cards, InnovatorsBox's creative card game, was featured in Women Owned on May 5, 2017, along with the Company profile and a thoughtful quote from CEO Monica Kang
  • Monica's story was published in #innoMAYtion, Mayor Bowser's month long initiative showcasing how ideas from local entrepreneurs and innovators are making the District a global model for inclusive innovation.



  • Our Founder Monica Kang interviewed with Startup Savant on entrepreneurship and creative community development
  • Technical.ly DC shares our journey redefining creativity 
  • Technical.ly DC reported on our Beyond The Box speaker series to redefine people's perception on creativity in five industries
  • Reflection and insights from the Ashoka Emerging Young Entrepreneurs‘ NYC Bootcamp
  • Interview with BillionSuccess on entrepreneurship and creative thinking
  • Featured as one of the innovative businesses contributing to America’s innovative makers’ growth on the White House Fact Sheet on Nations of Makers in June 2016.
  • Featured as one of the SCORE American Small Business Championship winners tackling creativity as an American small business
  • Featured at Grin News about our work helping leaders be more creative and how that works
  • Interview with StoryExchange on why creative thinking is key and how Monica started the business from nothing to something
  • Interview with 100 Stories Worth Telling that celebrates female entrepreneurship and their real journeys 
  • Interview with Startup Capital about our upcoming creative leadership bootcamp for professionals in greater DC, Creative Jump 
  • Shared strategic insights on how to unplug and recharge during your busy schedule as an entrepreneur with Technical.ly DC
  • Our creative card game SPARK is featured as one of the card games for education and creativity on Deckaholic
  • Shared insights on how to make better professional goals and habits in 2017 with The Network Journal.
  • Monica mentored to help aspiring entrepreneurs at Startup Weekend DC in Fall 2016.
  • Involved Community partner and supporter to DC Comedy Hack Day in November 2016.
  • Participated as a community venture for rapid prototype session at StartingBloc DC 16'. 
  • Monica's interview with Cereal Entrepreneur as a social entrepreneur and how it started


Where to find InnovatorsBox next...

  • 5/27 - Women Empowerment Expo || Washington, DC
  • 6/13-18 - Creative Problem Solving Conference (CPSI) || Buffalo, NY
    • Presenting on creativity and community development
  • 6/20-23 - Conference WBENC || Las Vegas, NV
  • 6/26-28 - Future of Fintech by CB Insights || NYC
  • 7/27-28 - Mentoring at NextGen Conference || DC
  • 10/22-25 - NMSDC Conference || Detroit, MI


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