Inclusive Conversations explores the work of creative people who are committed to bringing more inclusion into the world. Each episode features a conversation that shines light on big questions, like: 'what does it really mean to be inclusive? and 'how do we better design for those on the margins?' Presented by Manifold – an inclusive design consultancy – listen along to join us on our journey towards a more equitable future.
Designing for Tech, Anti-Racism and… Tik Tok with Jen Serdetchnaia
Jen Serdetchnaia is a product designer in financial services and fellow graduate of the Inclusive Design graduate program. She gives her perspective and deep thinking on how to design more inclusive systems within tech, considering anti-racism and allyship, and what it means for an equitable future when algorithms dominate so much of our daily lives.Connect with Jen on Twitter or LinkedIn
Design in Practice and Pedagogy with Nancy Snow
Nancy Snow is the Program Director of Graphic Design at OCAD University. With decades of experience in practice and now pedagogy she talks to us about pursuing deep learning, decolonizing design education, existing systems of power and staying curious as a key to inclusion. Connect with Nancy on LinkedIn
Inclusive Hot Topics with Jess Mitchell
Jess Mitchell is a Senior Manager, Research & Design at the Inclusive Design Research Centre, a writer and a critical thinker with a fondness for things in 3’s. We took the opportunity to call Jess up and dive into some hot topics with her around inclusion and diversity, working from home, representation and finding courage in the world we live in today. Connect with Jess on Twitter or Medium @jesshmitchell
Inclusion, Diversity and Internet Accessibility with Jutta Treviranus
Jutta Treviranus is a world expert in Inclusive Design, an educator and social activist who has led many international research projects that support inclusion. She is also a full professor at OCAD University, where she started the Inclusive Design graduate program and the founder and director of the Inclusive Design Research Centre. We catch up with her post graduation to find out her thoughts on diversity and inclusion in 2020, making the internet accessible for everyone and building inclusive business models.Connect with Jutta on Twitter @juttatreviraCheck out the IDRC at idrc.ocadu.ca
Financial Inclusion with Joe York
Financial Inclusion – is it even possible? We live in a world completely dependent on money and yet so many people just don’t seem to have enough. Joe York has worked in the finance industry for a decade and is researching ways to include more people from the margins. So far, he’s found that emotional wellness and financial wellness are deeply connected and of course we wanted to find out more.
Designing Affirmative Action with Dorian Ulises López and Dalal Elskeikh
How can we create work that includes people who are not typically seen in certain spaces? That’s the question on our minds as we dive into a bilingual conversation with Dalal Elsheikh and Dorian Ulises López Macías. Two creatives at different stages in their careers, share their journey and challenges to consciously creating room for others to see themselves.Dalal Elsheikh is an User Experience and Transportation designer focusing on Space Habitation systems. Currently, she is a Masters of Science candidate at Art Center College of Design in Southern California where she is investigating the future of manned missions to Mars. In her 6 years of design academia, she has emphasized the importance of inclusivity and representation of diverse identities and ideas.Connect with Dalal: InstagramDorian Ulises López Macías is a documentary and fashion photographer; He has been art director of magazines such as ELLE México, Life & Style and EMINENTE, in addition to having published important fashion editorials in Vogue México, Atmos, Vogue Italia etc. Author of Mexicano, a photographic project with continuity of more than 10 years with important coverage in national and international media. His photographs have been exhibited at the Whitney Museum in New York at the Photo Vogue Festival 2018, at the Museo del Chopo, at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles and at Palais de Tokio.Connect with Dorian: Instagram