Gina Cooper is an expert in online civic engagement and founder of Cooper Strategies. She is also the founder and past CEO of Netroots Nation. Under her tenure, Netroots Nation hosted such luminaries as President Barack Obama, Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Vice President Al Gore, Senator Majority Leader Harry Reid and many others. Cooper is motivated by a vision of what can be accomplished when citizens are brought together via technology for civic engagement. Her approach to online politics has become a cornerstone of modern civic engagement. Cooper has advised many groups, from grassroots initiatives to governments, on how to best use technology to connect with the people they represent. She has been featured as an expert in online civic engagement in the US, Europe and Asia.
Netroots Nation participation
- Netroots Nation 2013