October 15: Design for Disaster Relief

In times of crisis and conflict, design can be a powerful force for recovery. As part of DC Design Week, Benevolent Media and AIGA DC hosted a discussion with leaders in the fields of communication design, technology, multimedia journalism and architecture to learn how designers of all disciplines can contribute to the prevention and relief of the devastating effects of natural and human disasters worldwide. The event was held in part to commemorate the United Nations International Day for Disaster Reduction.

WHEN:
Monday, October 15
6:30 p.m.

WHERE:
RTKL
2101 L Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20037

Panelists and roundtable discussion leaders to include:

ARCHITECTURE
Lindsay Brugger, Architecture for Humanity, D.C. Disaster Response Project
Raed Jarrar, Architecture for Humanity, D.C. Disaster Response Project
Cooper Martin, Manager, Community Resilience, American Institute of Architects

MULTIMEDIA JOURNALISM
Joshua Cogan, Content Creator amd Strategist
Jake Naughton, Multimedia Projects Coordinator, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

TECHNOLOGY
Adele Waugaman, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative Fellow & Independent Consultant


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