The DEC offers virtual events each month for design educators, including workshops, roundtable discussions, panels and mixers. All DEC virtual events are free and open to all. If you have suggestions for future programming, let us know!

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Upcoming Virtual Events

Listening Session for Parents + Supporters of Parents
An open sharing event facilitated by Meena Khalili and Rebecca Tegtmeyer

Thursday, April 15, 2:00 p.m. EST
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Are you a parent or caregiver in academia? Are you looking for an open space to share and listen with fellow creatives and parents? Join us for our first ever “Listening Session for Parents + Supporters of Parents.” This will be a time to share, reflect, listen, and find community. This event is open and welcome to all.

Impacting the Design Profession: Case Studies from a Non-Traditional Educator
with Jacinda Walker

Friday, April 30, 3:30 p.m. EST
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Designers solve problems. And every day these problem-solvers use their abilities to think critically for big corporations and small organizations. But did you know those same abilities can solve problems within the design profession? Are you ready to make an impact, but not sure where or how to get started? Join Jacinda Walker, founder and creative director of designExplorr, a social impact organization whose mission addresses the diversity gap within the design profession. Jacinda’s presentation will unpack the root of the problem, explain the need for more inclusive design education resources, and present ways designers can impact the profession.


Virtual Event Recordings

Click here to view recordings of past virtual events.