Carey J. Flack is a 25-year-old Oklahoma-based entrepreneur + product strategist on a mission to bridge the gap between underserved communities and innovative, empowering technology.
Carey is currently a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) Candidate. As a graduate student, she studies and practices at the intersection of technology, culture, community, and product design.
Outside of class, Carey founded of Roomswap, which launched amid Oklahoma's 2013 round of public higher education cuts and has saved university students $100,000 in rent to date. Carey's current tech project, BLOOM, offers free learning courses for global Indigenous languages, starting with Cherokee June 2018 via a partnership with Cherokee Nation. Outside of startups, Carey loves to write poetry, cook vegetarian food, and run long distances in the dry Oklahoma heat.
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BLOOM is a digital hub that offers accessible learning courses for global Indigenous languages - from Cherokee to IsiXhosa to Irish. Our mission is to empower the next generation of Indigenous language speakers and leaders
Roomswap is a webapp that allows university students to post and find subsidized housing in their college town. Built during a 2013 round of public higher educations cuts in Oklahoma, Roomswap has saved students $100,000 in rent
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