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Capacity Building Workshop - Alice Springs - Liz Ogbu
Fri. 30 September 2016, 8:45 am – 12:15 pm ACST
Current Droga in Residence Architect
Liz Ogbu, Founder and Principal of Studio O, San Franciso, USA, arrives in Darwin and Alice Springs in late September for the first Droga Lecture and Workshops to be held in the Northern Territory.
Liz is a designer, urbanist and social innovator, with expertise on disruptive innovation in challenged urban environments. From designing shelters for immigrant day labourers in the U.S., to a water and health social enterprise for low-income Kenyans, she has long worked with communities in need to leverage the power of design to deliver social impact. In addition to being the founder of Studio O, Liz is on faculty at UC Berkeley and Stanford Design School. Some of her honors include Public Interest Design’s Top 100, 2014 Aspen Ideas Scholar, and Senior Fellow of the Design Futures Council. She earned her architecture degrees from Wellesley College and Harvard University.
Liz Ogbu’s past lectures include: TEDx MidAtlantic - Washington, DC | October 25, 2013
Presented in partnership with Andrew Broffman, NT Chapter President, and Tangentyere Design, this event is designed as a capacity building workshop for local design practitioners, policy makers and community development workers in the Alice Springs area. Potential skills development will include an understanding of human-centred design approaches and the use of tactical strategies for engagement and testing