Erica Dorn

Design Futures, Summer Intensive

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Erica is a ‘voice above the clamor of big business’, advocating for the Local Living Economies movement. She teaches and facilitates communities around the world to shift from competition to collaboration. As a dancer and a poet, Erica believes that our personal gifts, when fully expressed, in are in genuine service to humanity. As co-founding Director of the Good Work Institute, she developed and launched from inception Etsy’s Private Foundation through $3million IPO funding. She built the organization from its roots, with a focus on the design and delivery of a bioregional fellowship program. She's led a mission-driven career working in US Microfinance, community economic development, entrepreneurial education, and organization and leadership development - all as pathways to building fair and joyful places where all people feel they can belong. As a fellow, she pioneered launch the microfinance platform Kiva in the US, ran business lending at Accion in NYC, and has coached and channeled access to capital for hundreds of enterprises. She is a Fellow at The Royal Society of Arts in London, serves as Board of Directors for Third Millennium Alliance, is Coro Civic Leader in NYC, and is currently writing, producing, and directing a play about her family in Last Chance, CO.

 

 

Liz Danzico

Chair and Co-founder

Alex Wright

Design Futures, Summer Intensive

Bruno Kruse

Hello World: The Logic of Interaction, First Year

Carrie Kengle

Hello World: The Logic of Interaction, First Year

Chappell Ellison

The Advanced Fundamentals (UX, Design, Writing), First Year

Criswell Lappin

Strategic Innovation in Product/Service Design, First Year

Daniel Goddemeyer

Future (Im)perfect - Exploring the hidden ethics of emerging technologies, Second Year

Drew Cogbill

Mobile UX Design, Summer Intensive

Enrique Allen

Digital Product Design: Design Sprint, Summer Intensive

Eric Forman

Thesis II: Presentation, Second Year
Thesis I: Development, Second Year
The Fundamentals of Physical Computing, First Year

Erica Dorn

Design Futures, Summer Intensive

Erica Heinz

Practice of Interaction Design, Summer Intensive

Hirumi Nanayakkara

Research Methods, First Year

Jason Severs

Framing User Experiences, First Year

Jeffrey Zeldman

And one more thing…, Second Year

John Leonard

Crafting Interactions, First Year

Jon Bloom

Conversation Design, First Year

Joshua Musick

Crafting Interactions, First Year

Karen McGrane

Design Management, Second Year

Kristin Salomon

Smart Objects, First Year

Krystal Persaud

Smart Objects, First Year

Marshall Sitten

Service Design and Transformation, First Year

Matthew Raw

The Advanced Fundamentals (UX, Design, Writing), First Year

Neil Wehrle

A History of Design, First Year

Niamh Parsley

Public Interfaces, Second Year

Noah Feehan

Paul Ford

Form, Content, and Behavior, Second Year

Roger Mader

Strategic Innovation in Product/Service Design, First Year

Sarah Henry

Research Methods in Interaction Design, Summer Intensive

Tanya Kraljic

Conversation Design, First Year

Ted Southern

Future Wearables, Second Year

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