BIPOC Designers and the Workplace: Pre-Woke to Woke-ish - S192

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SPEAKERS

  • Gail Anderson

    Gail Anderson

    Chair, BFA Design and BFA Advertising, School of Visual Arts

  • Zipeng Zhu

    Zipeng Zhu

    Designer, Art Director, Illustrator, Animator, Dazzle


ABOUT THE SESSION

What’s it like to be the only BIPOC designer in the meeting, at the decision-makers table, or in the organization? How do we make sure that doesn’t happen to the next generation? Join award-winning designer, writer, and educator Gail Anderson for an honest conversation, and hear occasionally hair-raising tales about her experiences with diversity, equity, inclusion, and all the words and actions in between.

In this session, you’ll discover:

  • What it’s like to not see yourself in the workplace or classroom
  • Why an inclusive design education is vital
  • That it’s okay to make mistakes (as long as you own them)

Technical Level: General Audience

Session Type: Session

Category: Inspiration, Thought Leadership, Industry Best Practices

Track: Creativity and Design in Business, Graphic Design, Education

Audience: Art/Creative Director, Educator, Graphic Designer, Print Designer, Web Designer, Illustrator

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