Changemaker Chats Boulder is chatting with Isabel McDevitt this month. Isabel was one of the women honored by the Boulder Chamber Women’s Leadership Group for the annual “Women Who Light the Community” event at the Lionsgate Center in Lafayette and is known for not only for being an amazing person, highly respected in the community, but also a passionate speaker. Reserve your spot today.
Arrival: 6:30 PM Chat: 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
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About Isabel McDevitt
Isabel has served as Executive Director of Bridge House since March of 2012. Bridge House provides a continuum of services for homeless adults to improve their circumstance. At Bridge House, Isabel founded the Resource Center, providing case management services to more than 350 unique clients each month as well as the Ready to Work program which provides jobs, housing and support services for 44 homeless adults. Ready to Work includes two social enterprises — landscaping and Community Table Kitchen. Isabel has over 18 years working in workforce development, community affairs, and social enterprise. For 10 years, Isabel was a part of the senior leadership team for business development, government relations and community engagement strategies at the Doe Fund, a transitional employment and housing organization serving homeless and formerly incarcerated individuals in New York City. At the Doe Fund, Isabel founded two ventures creating jobs in the fields of pest management and bio diesel conversation and ran several other social enterprises employing over 400 formerly homeless and jobless people. Since relocating to Boulder, Colorado in 200, Isabel has served n the Board of Directors of the Women’s Wilderness Institute, is a partner with Social Ventures Partners of Boulder County, and co-chairs the Coordinating Committee of the Metro Denver Homeless Initiative, and is a member of Boulder County’s 10 Year Plan to Address Homelessness Board.