Della Rucker

Writer, urban planner, and economic developer in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Economic revitalization, small business ecosystem growth, urban planning & public engagement. Working on finding better ways to help communities build vibrant economies and strong societies for the long run -- using low-tech and high-tech tools. Community and policy support for startup ecosystems, small business and commercial district revitalization, meaningful and constructive public involvement in community planning and decision-making.

Principal, Wise Economy Workshop & Co-Founder of Econogy. Author of

Crowdsourcing Wisdom:a guide to doing public meetings that actually make your communitybetter (and won’t make people wish they hadn’t come)

The Local Economy Revolution: What's Changed and How You Can Help.

Online Public Engagement (out in 2016)

Mom of teens.

  • Work
    • Wise Economy Workshop/ Econogy
  • Education
    • University of Cincinnati DAAP
    • Northwestern University
    • Bedford High School