Hubs: The 21st Century Public Square

Have you ever wondered what exactly is a “hub”?

What do hubs accomplish? Why is the number of hubs rapidly growing more and more worldwide these days?

And, how can open government reformers leverage hubs to bring new stakeholders to engage in these issues?

For answers to all these questions - including a typology of 4 different types of hubs and what they each accomplish (incubators, coworking, innovation, and social change hubs) - check out this recording of the 5 minute Lightning Talk that Open Gov Hub Director Nada Zohdy gave during the Open Government Partnership Summit earlier this summer in Tbilisi, Georgia: