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Tuesday, June 26 • 4:00pm - 4:05pm
Equity by Design: Designing with Underserved Communities: Ana Téllez

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Healthcare is only responsible for a small part of our health; social determinants of health, the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work, and age play a much greater role. Like access to healthcare, access to other resources like employment, housing, education, food, and safety are not equitably distributed at the local, national, and global level. In this track, we will discuss how social and environmental barriers disproportionately affect marginalized communities and how we can begin to impact these determinants through design.

Moderators
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Aidan Hudson-Lapore

Behavior Change Designer, Mad*Pow
Aidan comes to Mad*Pow with a background in Cognitive Science and Industrial Design–a result of the Brown RISD Dual-Degree program. Aidan fits right in with our Behavior Change group because she is passionate about using science and design to deliver positive social impact. She... Read More →

Speakers
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Ana Téllez

Communications Director, Human Impact Partners
http://publichealthawakened.com/ Ana is passionate about using participatory design, clear communication principles, and inclusive storytelling to advance health equity and racial justice. Ana leads communications strategy at Human Impact Partners (HIP). In her role, she works closely with the HIP team to deve... Read More →


Tuesday June 26, 2018 4:00pm - 4:05pm
Room 2

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