“Spotlight On Black Designers” – Design Thinking and Speculative Futures Talk and Panel

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Join the Institute of Design next Monday, February 17 for our “Spotlight On Black Designers” event. Lesley-Ann Noel will lead in a talk about how thinking about the future creates an inclusive design environment that inspires communities of color.

The presentation will be followed by networking and a panel discussion that includes two of our Institute of Design colleagues.


  • Allen Turner – Professional Lecturer, DePaul University
  • Lesley-Ann Noel – Associate Director for Design Thinking for Social Impact and Professor of Practice, Tulane University
  • Chris Rudd – Visiting Clinical Professor, IIT Institute of Design
  • Jiani Sapathy – Master’s Student, IIT Institute of Design
  • Sheena Erete – Associate Professor, DePaul University

To RSVP and for more information, please click the link below:



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