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Lightning Talks: Design for Social Impact

Adaptive Path Dot Org is bringing together designers from many disciplines whose work has a positive social impact on our communities. Come get inspired by lightning talks demonstrating how designers are effecting positive change!


  • De Nichols, Director and Principle Designer for Civic Creatives, a social design organization focused on community-driven civic solutions
  • Purvi Shah, Executive Director of Kids and Art, an organization that brings art to children with cancer
  • Maurice Woods, Executive Director of Inneract Project, an organization that brings design education to underserved youths
  • Mark Linton, Principal, The Raben Group and former Executive Director of the White House Council on Strong Cities, Strong Communities
  • Carrie Bishop, service designer and Chief Digital Officer for the City of San Francisco

Host and MC: Andrea Fineman, service designer at Adaptive Path at Capital One