Hosted by IxDA Atlanta
Join us for an evening of inspiring talks around diversity and inclusion from local Atlantans.
Abi Fidler, Product Manager, Boys and Girls Club Atlanta
My.Future is a space where kids can interact with each other – free from the prospect of cyberbullying – and share their accomplishments locally and nationally. It's a great way to experience BGCA's digital programming, make friends and build a positive self-image through online achievement.
Can Algorithms Kill?
Nassim JafariNaimi, PhD, Assistant Professor of Digital Media
Dr. JafariNaimi's research explores the ethical and political dimensions of design and technology, especially as related to values of democratic participation and social justice. Integrating methods of humanistic scholarship and design-based inquiry, her research answers pressing questions about the influence of digital technologies on the future of social and collective interactions.
So, How Do You Design for Diversity and Inclusion?
Alphonso Jordan, Founder and CEO of Yellowbird
Yellowbird, an Atlanta-based startup helps millennials understand personal finance on mobile devices in fun and engaging ways. Alphonso is a co-founder of a design collective that empowers creatives of color through an un-conference called the Hue Design Summit. Outside of his design endeavors, Alphonso is a member of the USA Track & Field Team, competing in the horizontal jumps.
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