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Salon: The Fundamentals of Human-Centered Design

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 / Washington

Join AIGA DC and Mollie Ruskin, Presidential Innovation Fellow at the Department of Veteran Affairs, in a members-only Salon on how design can be used as a tool to leverage social change.

DETAILS
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Teaism
400 8th Street NW
Washington, DC 20004

 

Attendees: The Salon has been rescheduled for January 7th at 8am.

This event is at capacity and registration has closed. Thank you for your interest.

When designing for government, non-profit and social enterprises the user is at the forefront. Identifying, understanding and relating to the user drives design decisions.

The human-centered design methodology focuses on the needs of the user to develop innovative solutions that specifically relate to the cultural or economical situations at hand.

Interested in hearing more? Join AIGA DC and Mollie Ruskin, Presidential Innovation Fellow at the Department of Veteran Affairs, in a members-only Salon to discuss best practices of human-centered design and how to use it as a tool to leverage social change.

Registration for this event is required, and will open at noon on Wednesday, November 27. AIGA DC Salons are free, intimate roundtable discussions limited to 12 AIGA members only. Want to enjoy this member benefit? Check out AIGA’s new membership structure and join today.

Please plan to arrive at Teaism around 7:30 AM to allow time to purchase food and refreshments and chat with other attendees. We will start promptly at 8:00 AM.

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Event coordinator and contact, Sarah Tanner: sarah@aigadc.org

mollie_ruskinAbout Mollie Ruskin
Mollie is a cross-sector designer, currently serving as a Presidential Innovation Fellow at the Department of Veterans Affairs, where she leads efforts to bring human-centered solutions to VA’s online and off-line Veteran-facing services. To this focus, Mollie brings a passion for visual design, user experience, service design, grassroots organizing and communications. A recent transplant from NYC, Mollie previously led creative projects at Reboot, a service design and innovation firm focused on governance and development in the US and abroad.

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