DT | Introduction to KC Rising - A Kansas City Perspective
KC Rising exists to achieve a shared vision of regional prosperity for all by aligning and accelerating community effort for greatest impact. Arrive ready to talk about our city and share your perspective on a vision for KC in 2030 or beyond.
During this program, attendees will gain a better understanding of:
- The value of regional collaboration to help KC Rising reach its full potential
- The economic impact of intentional action over the long-term vision of Kansas City
- Ways to engage with KC Rising
Carolyn Watley serves as the Vice President of Community Engagement. In this capacity, Carolyn focuses on public-facing business development initiatives, board participation roles and community stewardship.
Sheri Gonzales provides staff leadership and support for the KC Rising initiative, working with the steering committee and partners to ensure that Kansas City makes progress toward its goal of being a top 10 region in gross regional product, median household income and quality jobs.