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Video of De Nicholsspeaking at the Young Collectors Contemporary conference in Memphis, TN.
“I feel like we are a really amazing cohort of badass designer change-makers.”—De Nichols, Social Practice Designer Where a lot of people see problems, designers see solutions—and we can’t wait to hear about yours.
Artist. Activist. Global Speaker. Curator. Entrepreneur. De Nichols is an international changemaker at one of the highest levels of her field, and she is one of 9 designers from across the world who has been selected as a 2020 Loeb Fellow of the Harvard University Graduate School of Design (Harvard GSD).
There’s something about the simple act of breaking bread – sharing a home-cooked meal with others – that nourishes not only the body but also the mind and soul. But with the right ingredients, a meal can also spur social change. That is the idea that De Nichols, a civic designer, social entrepreneur and founder and co-organizer of local grassroots organization FoodSpark, is banking on.
In this morning news television segment, I joined my friend Sherita Love (EdHub STL) on Fox 2 Now to share our experiences as women in the St. Louis startup community.
I received the honor to have a conversation with STL by Design, a new podcast produced by AIGA STL leaders, Anna Heinze and Jayvn Solomon. Catch how the conversation unfolds as we talk design journeys, social justice, and the power of relationships.
Sometimes we have to do a gut-check to make sure we are not reducing the values and principles of social progress into mere buzzwords. In this Sticky Note to Self video, I talk about one of these words—equity—and reflect on some of the reasons why misuse/overuse seems so prevalent. Watch.
As an extension of the Sticky Note to Self project collaboration with The Soulard School, we are creating a mural!