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Design for Good: Breakfast Club with Bright Side and Ci3 Design Thinking Lab

A breakfast get-together to connect designers interested in positive social change

Dec 06
  • December 6
  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
  • ACME Hotel Company

The Design for Good Breakfast Club series is a casual monthly get together over coffee to connect designers who are interested in using design for good, to meet one another, and highlight the needs of social initiatives. The goal is to showcase opportunities to blend design and doing good.

December’s guests include:

Melis Sönmez, founder of Bright Side, an initiative that shines a light on the positive impact immigrants have on the world. 

Melis is a Turkish-born design researcher with a background in product design and brand communication. She has spent the past four years contributing insight and strategic thinking to design teams tackling complex challenges in high-visibility projects. Melis also founded The Bright Side, a community where immigrants share their inspiring stories to empower each other and show the world their positive impact on society. 

Amanda A Geppert, Director of Ci3 Design Thinking Lab at the University of Chicago's Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry and Innovation in Sexual and Reproductive Health. Ci3’s creative interventions support youth by building their skills and addressing systemic barriers that create disparities in sexual and reproductive health. 

8 AM – Reception
8:30 AM – Presentation
9 AM – Networking

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