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Hear Deirdre Greene Groves, M.U.P.’09, executive director of The Collaborative Group on WJR

On Friday, February 12, Executive Director of The Collaborative Group, Deirdre Green Groves, a University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning alumnus (Master of Urban Planning, 2009), will talk with WJR radio host Frank Beckman to discuss the story of The Collaborative Group.

The discussion will air from 10:00-10:30 a.m. on Friday morning on WJR760AM. To listen to the broadcast live online, visit WJM’s website.

The mission of The Collaborative Group is “to bring together the intellectual capital of the region’s top talent to foster entrepreneurship and collaborate on initiative that will aim to spur business and philanthropic efforts, economic growth, job creation, and overall prosperity in the region.”

Based in Birmingham, Michigan, The Collaborative Group is a new and innovative gathering headed by Groves that thrives on their group membership. The group aims to connect on issues facing members, local businesses, organizations and the community; solve problems and expand ideas; develop, engage in and foster member and community driven initiatives; and support entrepreneurs with a focus on making the greater Detroit area a better place to live and work.

Visit The Collaborative Group’s website for more information.