The Muster DC
Feb
23
1:00 pm13:00

The Muster DC

 What do you get when you put 250 of DC’s finest men and women in one place together to inspire, engage, and connect?

Game Night!
Jan
18
5:00 pm17:00

Game Night!

Brush the dust off your board games and card games because Wednesday the 18th we are welcoming anyone to come and play some good old fashion games!

Innovation Discourse
Dec
7
5:00 pm17:00

Innovation Discourse

  • Arts and Design Building, GMU

Exponential technology is reshaping the world and changing our communities faster than we imagine.

Lunch & Learn: Hack Success
Dec
1
12:00 pm12:00

Lunch & Learn: Hack Success

Join us for a Lunch & Learn on 12/1 with Edge of Yesterday! Come hear the 3 Lifehacks to Free Your Inner Superhero, Advance Brain Gains and Create Impact!

Poker Night!
Sep
28
6:00 pm18:00

Poker Night!

Join us at Refraction for our casual quarterly Poker tournament. Have a drink (or not) and take us on at Texas Holdem.

Lunch & Learn: SBA
Aug
3
12:00 pm12:00

Lunch & Learn: SBA

The Small Business Technology Coalition is committed to helping small businesses leverage technology as a core driver of growth and differentiation. That means increasing digital education and training to Launch, Grow, Operate, and Secure their business.

Coffee, Croissants, & Coworking
Aug
3
8:30 am08:30

Coffee, Croissants, & Coworking

Join us for a Free morning of coffee, croissants, and coworking on Augsut 3rd from 8:30am-12pm. Come see how Refraction could be the new home for your startup and entrepreneurial future. 

An Artful Respons.
Jul
20
6:00 pm18:00

An Artful Respons.

Join us for a unique perspective of the Syrian refugee crisis through the eyes of humanitarians, artists, and refugees.

The Reptilian Brain - The Decision Maker by Glen Hellman
Jul
14
6:00 pm18:00

The Reptilian Brain - The Decision Maker by Glen Hellman

In case you missed it, here's the talk on YouTube.

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The human brain is the result of 300 million years of evolution. Yet the part of the brain that makes us human has existed for only 100 thousand years. Our cerebral cortex plays a small role in the human decision making process. Yet when trying to influence people we spend most of our time pitching to the wrong part of the brain.  Learn the 5 techniques to pitch to the decision maker... the reptilian brain. 

Hosted by Mr. Cranky himself, Glen Hellman

Lunch & Learn: Global Camps Africa
Jul
12
12:00 pm12:00

Lunch & Learn: Global Camps Africa

Global Camps Africa, Inc. has dedicated over thirteen years to the empowerment of South African youth. Founded with the mission, “Empowering youth for an AIDS-free tomorrow,” they use an intentional camp model to teach life skills and raise HIV knowledge and awareness.