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In the News

Most of my time working with news organizations is on behalf of clients. Below are some articles I have authored or provided quotes for.  The topics of government modernization, entrepreneurship and technology provide a good overview of projects I work on.


Silicon Valley-Based Accelerator Sets Up Shop in San Diego
San Diego Business Journal
October 31, 2016

SDWP co-hosts annual County Economic Roundtable at USD
January 2016

Video Link at:

Gabriela Dow, a Partner at NV5/Plug and Play


7 Women Who Inspire Us to Set Audacious Goals
December 29, 2015


Resolutions for San Diegans
San Diego Union Tribune
January 2, 2016

Resolutions for San Diegans UTSD











Keynote Speech at Female Entrepreneur Conference
Hautepreneurs #HauteCon2015 – Albuquerque, New Mexico
November 4, 2015

Hautepreneur speech LA tweet









“Respect Matters”
By Steve Dow – Nov. 13, 2015



“Nine biotech startups unveiled at incubator showcase hosted by the City of Carlsbad / Bio, Tech & Beyond”

Telemundo – filmed at Thermo Fisher, Carlsbad, CA
Oct. 30, 2015


Telemundo interview at Biotech Startup showcase.



StartupGrind Features Gabriela Dow
October 8, 2015
StartupGrind SDtech post









“Connecting Tech and Government”
UT San Diego Business Section Q&A
Feb. 23, 2015

Gabriela Dow UT San Diego Business Section


“San Diego Startups”
31st Annual San Diego Economic Roundtable
University of San Diego
Watch the Video – Gabriela is at 1:59
Jan. 16, 2014


San Diego Economic Roundtable













 UT San Diego
“Where San Diego Startups Pitch for the Big Leagues”
Oct. 24, 2014


Parks & Rec Business Magazine
“A Star-Studded Lineup”
June 2014

Important case study on a local government operating a 100% cost recovery facilities plan supported by a city council that empowered its public employees with entrepreneurship principles and abilities via revised municipal ordinance. Also just an awesome $40 million park!

PRB Alga Norte Article 2











UT San Diego
“San Diego Deserves Ranking as top city for launching startups”
April 16, 2014

UTSD April 2014 Oped SD startups











San Diego Business Journal

“Plug and Play Accelerator Seeking Brick-and-Mortar Site” 
March 3-9, 2014

SDBJ March 2014 Cover and Story









UT San Diego
“San Diego Ranks 13th for Female Entrepreneurs”
Feb. 23, 2014


Voice of San Diego 
“San Diego Startups Could Use Local Kickstarting”
Feb. 7, 2014



U-T San Diego
“9 People to Watch in 2014”  (full article online)
Article photo

PDF Clip: “People to Watch 2014”
Jan. 12, 2014

SDUT People to Watch 2014











San Diego Magazine
“People to Watch: Donna Frye”  –
honored to be named as a person to watch
Jan. 2014 

San Diego Magazine DONNA FRYE People to Watch in 2014










Future Proofing Cities event and video for Atkins Global
September 2013

Future Proofing Cities Panel


U-T San Diego
“Facing Risks, Challenges of Future Growth” – by Gabriela Dow
Oct. 9, 2013

SDUT Future Proofing Cities










Following the Sept. 9, 2013 “Infrastructure Innovation” panel event created for Atkins Global.
Click here to see photos from this event if you are logged into Facebook.


San Diego Daily Transcript
“Crowdfunding Changes Expected to be Revolutionary”
SDDT Article PDF
Nov. 22, 2013

American City & County

“Launching the World’s Largest Biotech Incubator”
Sept. 19, 2013

ACC Biotech Article










“Plug and Play Offers San Diego Startups a Bridge to Silicon Valley”
Nov. 6, 2013

California Forward

“Thinking About Government 2.0”
March 23, 2013


SD Tech Scene
“Startup Class Kicks Off”
Feb. 15, 2013

Startup Class Kicks Off








UT San Diego

“Pros Teach Middle Schoolers About Startups”
Feb. 25, 2013


“State of San Diego Startups”
Nov. 16, 2012

Performance Magazine

“How to Save Time and Money in Government Transactions”
August 2009

performance magazine cover


San Diego Union Tribune
“Making Government Available Online”
Written by Gabriela Dow on behalf of GovPartner CEO and City CIO
April 2001

*No, that is not a typo … I have been writing about modernizing government through technology since 2000 😉