Queen City Forward is committed to fostering a community of social entrepreneurs, civic innovators, and change-makers. We convene entrepreneurs, nonprofits, business, government, philanthropy, and other institutions to create opportunities for community conversation, connection, and collaboration. Together, we tackle our community’s greatest social challenges, like inequity, poverty, injustice, systemic racism, with the innovation, creativity, curiosity, and optimism that defines social entrepreneurs.


Forward Faster

Forward Faster is a monthly breakfast series that explores how human-centered design and design thinking can be used to solve social problems. Sessions are typically the second Friday of each month from 7:30am to 9:00am at University of North Carolina Center City. Classes are $20 and registration is required. Forward Faster is a collaboration between Faster Glass, an innovation consulting practice, and Queen City Forward.