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Diversity in Design

Thursday, September 19 - 11:00 AM


Strategies for Increasing Diversity in Design Disciplines

Presented by Jacinda Walker

Founder of designExplorr and author of Design Journeys: Strategies for Increasing Diversity in Design Disciplines


The lack of diversity in design is not a new problem. Although scholars, employers, organizations, and design professionals have been investigating it for more than 50 years, the problem still exists. Representation of people of color in the design profession hasn’t significantly increased in over ten years, while culturally insensitive advertising and messaging are on the rise. What are the problems causing this disparity? Come listen as Jacinda Walker explains the problems causing the lack of diversity in design, shares the need for more resources and outlines strategic solutions to close the diversity gap in design disciplines.


The Tangier in Downtown Akron

11 am: Meet the speaker and network

11:30 am: Buffet lunch

12 pm: Presentation


TICKETS (RSVP deadline: Sept. 13)

General Admission: $20 (member pricing for everyone)

Students: $15



Location

532 W Market St
Akron, OH 44303
Event Type
Educational
Art

Organization

AAF-Akron

Date / Time

Thursday, September 19, 2019
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Contact

Email:
ed@aafakron.com
More Info:
https://aafakron.com/