Social Design Showdown: Inclusivity

Social Design Showdown presents a fascinating programme with a diverse panel and sharp in-depth debates led by our moderator Praveen Sewgobind, research professor Diversity & Inclusivity at the Design Academy Eindhoven.

Type event Talk
Date & Time

17 Oct 2021 - 14:00 - 16:00

Location Entresol, Klokgebouw
Klokgebouw 50
5617 AB Eindhoven
Social Design Showdown: Inclusivity

Inclusivity, a timely theme that is relevant in the daily practice of every social designer. Social designers often work with historically marginalised groups of people who are neglected in society’s systems. But how inclusive is the design discipline itself? And how inclusive are social designers?


Alain Dujardin – Creative Director at Greenberry
The process of designing a conversational tool which helps organizations to take steps towards an inclusive design process.

Shay Raviv – CO-founder of De Voorkamer in Utrecht
Shay will share how she coped with approachability, cultural sensitivity and flexibility within the process of initiating the Voorkamer, an inclusive space to facilitate and stimulate the talents of status holders and people living in asylum-seeking centres.

Nina Timmers – Strategic Designer
Nina will share her experience with running a large-scale and long-term participation project in London. What kind of infrastructure is required to create participation on such scale?


Roos Beerkens – OResearcher at Customer Revolutions
Roos will add her perspective to the plenary presentations as an expert in Intercultural Communication.

Lisa Hu – Founder of Stichting Terra Nova – Democratic design
Lisa will add her perspective to the plenary presentations as a social designer and sociologist.

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Entresol, Klokgebouw
Klokgebouw 50
5617 AB Eindhoven

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