Libby J. Falck

Sustainability | Systems | Game Design

Libby Falck is an entrepreneur, designer and researcher based in San Francisco. She is a co-founder of The Coalition for Innovative Development, Education and Action (IDEAco) where she designs and prototypes programs with the mission of turning makers into changemakers. She has worked in education teaching filmmaking, video game design, 3D modeling, and graphic design to youth ages 8-19. Libby is passionate about the power of media and games to enable individuals to engage with complex systems. Her mission is to design tools that transform issues into actions, empowering anyone to contribute and execute solutions toward building a world that works.

Speaking & Publications

"Beyond the Maker Movement: How The ChangeMakers Are The Future of Education"
April 2014

"Technology and the Memetic Self"
published by IGI Global in
Global Issues and Ethical Considerations in Human Enhancement Technologies
April, 2014

"Lessons from Steve the Fisherman"
Ignite Talk at Singularity University
July 2012

Projects & Companies

City X Project
Director & Creator

Co-Founder & Director of Innovation

Co-Founder & Contributor

Co-Founder & Advisor

Singularity University
Graduate Studies Program 2012

Alumnus, 2009-2010

University of Wisconsin
BS 2008

Teens Tackling Cancer

Art, Film & Making

"The Computer Tree Pedegree of Man" mixed media art series
April 2014

"3D Printer: Self Portrait" exhibited at the Games and Art Show at the University of Wisconsin's Games, Learning and Soceity Conference
June 2013

Fabrication for the Glowing Crosswalk project at the Urban Prototyping Festival
October 2012

Editor, Where Words Leave Off, a short documentary by James Wood
April 2012

"Leaps and Bounds" video for the National Ability Center
February, 2010

Director, White Walls, a feature documentary
September 2008

Next Up...


A civic innovation game for high school students. First pilots rolling out in the Fall 2014 semester.

Volonteer Work & Affilitions

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Influences and Mentors