Designmatters Co-Founder & VP Dr. Mariana Amatullo will discuss why and how a design approach can improve development practice. This talk brings together lessons from a set of case studies that involve the successful integration of designers in innovation teams and initiatives that focus on generating new ideas that create value at scale across products, processes, service models, technologies and partnerships for international development.
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If you are interested in innovating and in doing things differently, this conversation is for you! It will feature insights from Dr. Amatullo’s findings in a recent ethnographic study with the UNICEF Innovation Division and examples of successful collaborations she has overseen for more than a decade through the social innovation department of at ArtCenter College of Design, Designmatters. The talk will focus on insights about why integrating design upstream as a complementary approach to problem-solving in the innovation cycle can be effective in amplifying impact.
September 27, 2016/ 12:30pm – 1:30pm (Eastern)
Design and international development: Insights from the frontlines of practice
Brown Bag Talk: Mariana Amatullo PhD, Co-Founder and VP, Designmatters
Julia Taft Conference Room, DC1-20th Floor, UNDP Headquarters
New York, NY