Opening Keynote

Event Time
Monday, October 15, 2012
9:30-10:15
Emily Pilloton: Tell them I built this: A story of community transformation through design, youth, and education

Emily Pilloton PhotoEmily Pilloton is the founder and executive director of Project H Design, a non-profit design agency founded in 2008 to use design and hands-on building for community and educational benefit. Trained in architecture and product design, Emily now spends most days teaching her high school Studio H design/build curriculum, in which students design and build full-scale architectural projects for their hometown. She is the author of the book Design Revolution: 100 Products That Empower People a compendium and call-to-action for design for social impact, and has appeared on the TED Stage as well as The Colbert Report.

 

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