As a lifelong resident, Michelle is strongly committed to Philadelphia. She dedicates much of her work on creating programs and events that highlight civic-minded people and projects through her company, Witty Gritty. Witty Gritty bring communities together and strives to connect people with resources and each other through experiences and engagement.

In a pursuit to deepen understanding and relationships on the neighborhood level, Witty Gritty tell stories “from all angles” through their online publication, CityWide Stories.

Michelle has developed and helped to evolve programs like: Amplify Philly, Urban Consulate, TEDxPhiladelphia, and Flying Kite On the Ground. She also sits on the board of SkatePhilly and Small But Mighty Arts. And is the chapter host for CreativeMornings Philadelphia!

In her free time, Michelle DJs (vinyl only!) and plays bass and sings in grrrl punk band, Thee Glitterbombs. She resides in South Philly with her husband and cats.

karaoke, event planning, Philly

stepping away from the computer!

If you don't ask, you don't get.

AOC

patience

my parent's home telephone number

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