Friday 12th May 2017
This new event, set for May 12, 2017 at the Renaissance San Diego, will focus on the unique challenges and accomplishments of women in design by learning from other fields and offer an opportunity to network, collaborate, learn, grow and share together.
IDSA hopes to bring discussions about diversity in design to a national audience at the first Women+Design Summit. Through speakers, sessions, panels, workshops and more—IDSA will delve into personal stories, experiences and ever evolving topics such as “Breaking through Barriers.” IDSA Board of Directors Northeast DVP Ayse Birsel, IDSA—named as one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business 2017, will lead a master class on “Designing the Life You Love.” IDSA San Francisco Chapter Chair, IDSA Women in Design Section Vice Chair and IDEA 2017 Juror Ti Chang, IDSA, will share her journey in Industrial Designer to Entrepreneur. Meet Maaike Evers, who has spearhead an alternative design studio formula in San Francisco.