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Stories and insights from workspace creators, community catalysts, and coworking thought leaders

Latest Episode

Episode 16: Coworking Services: GCUC Canada 2016

Ashley Proctor joins me to chat about GCUC Canada, now in its second year. We chat about the people attending, speaker topics and my favorite, the unconference! I also ask Ashley about COHIP – the coworking insurance program she founded, and managing life and... read more


Episode 17: Coworking Services – GWA Conference 2016

I’m chatting with Jamie Russo about her role in bridging coworking and office business center culture and how the this year’s Global Workspace Association conference in Las Vegas is geared towards both. About Jamie Russo Jamie Russo is GWA’s Executive... read more

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Past Episodes

Episode 15: Women Centered Coworking

Felena Hanson launched Hera Hub in 2011 to create a strong, collaborative network of like-minded women entrepreneurs. I’ll chat with Felena about the unique needs of women entrepreneurs, why women only coworking is important and her journey as a coworking... read more

Episode 13: Launching a Coworking Family

Iris chats with Rebecca Brian Pan, serial entrepreneur, new mother and CEO of Covo, a lifestyle workspace just opened in downtown San Francisco. Covo has a full Cafe, taproom, large classroom space, public coworking and will provide resources to Architecture,... read more

Episode 11: Global Coworking Trends in 2016

Just in time for Global Coworking Week, I’m chatting with Liz Elam, founder of Link Coworking in Austin and founder and Executive Producer of the Global Coworking Unconference Conference. Liz and I will chat about her travels around the globe, how she’s... read more


About Coworking With Iris

Coworking With Iris was created help drive the coworking industry as a whole towards sustainable success through sharing the stories and insights of workspace creators, community catalysts, and coworking thought leaders.

About Iris

Iris Kavanagh works with shared workspace organizations to streamline operations and develop dynamic communities. She fell in love with coworking when, as a member in 2009, she realized how powerful the experience of a real, in-person community was and quickly started thinking of ways to change the world through the coworking model. Iris led the NextSpace team during initial expansion from 1 location to 9 and co-founded the League of Extraordinary Coworking Spaces and COSHARE, produced Freelance Camps and has spoken at various conferences including the Global WorkSpace Association Conference and the Global Coworking Unconference Conference.Iris currently consults, leads Coworking Mastermind groups, heads the board of directors of COSHARE and showcases industry and movement leaders through her media series, Coworking with Iris. She lives in Santa Cruz, California with her two kids, two cats and two chickens.


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