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Antionette Carroll

Antionette
Carroll

Keynote Speaker

Founder and CEO of Creative Reaction Lab and a TED Fellow.

Her Lab and Equity-Centered Community Design process was named a @FastCompany World Changing Idea Finalist in General Excellence and Urban Design. Antionette is also the founding chair of AIGA’s Diversity and Inclusion Initiative.

Antionette Carroll
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Andrew Shea featured speaker

Andrew
Shea

Keynote Speaker

Assistant Professor of Integrated Design at Parsons School of Design, Andrew Shea teaches classes on topics like design for behavior change, placemaking, and visualizing urban policy. He wrote the book Designing for Social Change: Strategies for Community-Based Design.

The problems in our world cut across issues of culture, gender, environment, politics, geography, health, ethnicity, economy, age, education, and other complexities, among others. Solving them requires sustained commitments from a plurality voices and diverse skillsets. Designers can approach these complexities collaboratively to promote the wellbeing of our ecosystems and more united societies.

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Imam

Imam 
Subedar

Keynote Speaker

Imam Subedar Mediator after the Pulse Nightclub shooting in Orlando, Imam Azhar Subedar was also the first American Muslim to give the morning prayer in the United States Senate chambers.

Imam Azhar aims to grow and develop 21st-century community bonds between Muslims and non-Muslims on both personal and communal levels.

Imam Azhar Subedar
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Mallika Bose

Mallika Bose

Keynote speaker

Architect. Urban planner faculty at Penn State, Mallika Bose has a specialization in Environmental Behavior Studies

Co-edited a book on community engaged teaching and scholarship titled, Community Matters: Service-learning in Engaged Design and Planning.