Cream of the Crop: Design Open Mic Finalists Announced For DLYGAD: LIVE!

Thank you to everyone for submitting your many inspiring presentations on humanitarian design!

Having received fantastic entries for Design Open Mic, we are excited to announce the finalists – each of whom will present their inspiring ideas on Saturday, October 11 at Design Like You Give a Damn: LIVE!

The finalists are:
Arome Agamah; Lindsay Bach; Nina Baird, Lara Barbosa; ​Shannon Beck; Francisco Brown; Talia Davidi and Elad Horn; Bori Feher; Eric De Feo; Maria del Mar Rodriguez Yebra; Michele Flournoy; ​Wendy W. Fok and Natalie Rodriguez​; Farzana Gandhi; ​Jenny Gillette and Clay Miller​; Linda Hildebrand; Hildur Isdal; ​Carmella Jacoby-Volk; Tamara Jafar and Lucy Perkins; Donghwan Moon; Eduardo Ortiz; M. Catalina Picon; Uta Pottgiesser; Christian Prasch; ​George Schieferdecker; Jin Young Song; Joyce Stijnen; Erdem Tuzun; and Thanos Tzempelikos.

Each finalist has a fascinating story to tell, that relates to humanitarian design and its potential to make a positive impact to those in need across the globe.  Make sure you join us for the fast-paced presentations, that will be inspirational and informative in equal measure.

Check back in the next few days for further information on these finalists, their topics, and presentation times!


Learn more about this year’s Design Like You Give a Damn: LIVE! here >

Design Like You Give a Damn: LIVE!

Design Like You Give a Damn LIVE! is our one-of-a-kind humanitarian design conference held annually. We organize this event around a particular topic each year, bringing together design experts and enthusiasts from around the world, to address the challenges and lessons learned in their field of work.