- June 24th
- 5:00 - 7:00 pm
- 1401 6th St.
- San Francisco,CA 94103
This evening, Fuseproject will host a conversation with partner organizations on how design can solve pressing challenges facing our communities. From prototyping community-driven solutions to using storytelling as a platform for scaling success, we’ll share learnings and discuss how to leverage design in meaningful ways to improve peoples’ lives.
Drinks and appetizers will be served.
Our panelists include:
Stephanie Lewis, Director of R&D at Tipping Point, has been leading teams and designing products, services and curriculum for the past 14 years by bringing together human-centered design and research. She’s passionate about leveraging the power of design to improve experiences and enable those most marginalized in our society to achieve their goals. Her design work can be seen in amusement parks, radiology departments and operating rooms, brokerage firms, customer support centers, and elementary schools across the country.
Amber Reed, Chief Service Designer of Whole Person Care, is a designer with deep experience in government and private sector projects. Amber leads cross-disciplinary teams to design and develop innovative, effective solutions that meet the needs of people and organizations, with a particular passion in holistic healthcare design and social sector design.
Sanam Nassirpour, Senior Strategist at fuseproject, leads teams to explore the intersection of business, creativity, and design to create impactful strategies, services, and products. Driving fuseproject’s partnership with the Department of Public Health is one example of how Sanam’s work uses analytical and creative skills to draw clarity from complexity.
Neil Torrefiel, Senior Experience Designer at fuseproject, has worked on a number of impact projects, including SPRING, an accelerator focused on growing social enterprises in Southeast Asia and East Africa that transform the lives of girls around the world. He has an evolving understanding as to how experience design can provide a crucial social benefit to underserved communities and developing areas of the world. He is a gay, first generation Filipino-American, born in San Francisco and raised in the Bay Area.
This panel will be moderated by Emily Yao, a strategist at fuseproject who is passionate about helping creators design more inclusively and thoughtfully towards impact.