Libby J. Falck

Building resilient communities through games and media.

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 educating a generation of changemakers. She is also a co-founder of the SF-based community house The Lair, the creator of the City X Project and a digital media instructor teaching classes in filmmaking, video game design, 3D modeling, and graphic design. 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 implement solutions toward building a world that works.

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
May 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.


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Inspirations and Mentors