DIALOGUE: Diversity and Inclusion in the Design Workplace

AIGA Louisville is excited to host Jacinda Walker for an evening workshop and discussion on diversity in our community. Please come and listen, discuss and learn how we can be more aware as designers and communicators with an ever-expanding diverse audience.

About Jacinda Walker:

Jacinda Walker is the founder of designExplorr, an organization that celebrates design learning by creating opportunities that expose youth to design. She also serves as Chair of AIGA’s Diversity & Inclusion Task Force. She has over 20 years of industry experience as a designer, entrepreneur, and instructor. Her work ranges from designing corporate communications to developing educational programs and event management. She earned her BFA in graphic design from the University of Akron and an MFA in Design Research and Development with a minor in Nonprofit Studies from The Ohio State University. Her research explores diversity in design disciplines and presents 15 strategic ideas to expose African American and Latino youth to design-related careers. Jacinda’s future goals are to work with communities to establish design education initiatives and develop design programs for underrepresented youth.

When & Where
Thu, May 17, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Spalding University, Egan Leadership Center (Troutman Lectorium)
901 S. Fourth Street
Louisville, Kentucky 40203