The public is invited to attend a free seminar, titled "Design for Social Impact: Opportunities for Public Health," from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7.
Phyllis M. Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design
Thinking Expert-in-Residence Liz Ogbu will explore design for environment and
social impact, including public health.
Ogbu is an international expert in using design as a tool to
create social impact and innovation in challenged urban environments. Her work
encompasses a wide range of projects, from shelters for U.S. day laborers to
social enterprises in Kenya.
She has received numerous design awards. Her
projects have been featured in museum exhibitions and design and architectural
Ogbu received a bachelor's degree in architecture from Wellesley College
and a master's from Harvard University. She has taught at the California
College of the Arts and is on the faculty of UC Berkeley and Stanford.
The seminar is part of the Fall 2016 Innovations in Public
Health Research and Practice Seminar Series. It will be held at the downtown Tulane University campus, at 1440 Canal St., room 1201.
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