A + D Visitors Series Lecture | Antoinette Carroll "Creativity for Equity, Belonging, Social Impact,and Purpose"

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Image of a Black woman seated in a chair with a brightly patterned robe in red, black, and white. She has her hair braided in a knot atop her head and large, disk shaped earrings. She is looking directly at the camera.
Antoinette Carroll
Mar 31, 2022 - 5:30 pm
Virtual event
Cosponsored by School of Art and Design Visitors Committee and the MFA in Design for Responsible Innovation

Join us for a virtual lecture by Antoinette Carroll titled "Creativity for Equity, Belonging, Social Impact, and Purpose."

About the Artist

Antionette Carroll is the Founder, President and CEO of Creative Reaction Lab, a nonprofit educating and deploying youth to challenge racial and health inequities impacting Black and Latinx populations.

Within this role, Antionette has pioneered an award-winning form of creative problem solving called Equity-Centered Community Design (named a Fast Company World Changing Idea Finalist) and a new leadership model called Redesigner for Justice.

Through this capacity, Antionette has received several recognitions and awards including being named an Aspen Institute Civil Society Fellow, Roddenberry Fellow, Echoing Green Global Fellow, TED Fellow, ADCOLOR Innovator, SXSW Community Service Honoree, Camelback Ventures Fellow, and Essence Magazine Woke 100.

Additionally, Antionette has been featured in Empathy for Change by Amy J. Wilson, Fast Company Innovation by Design: Creative Ideas That Transform the Way We Live and Work by Stephanie Mehta, and the upcoming Beloved Economies: Transforming How We Work by Jess Rimington and Joanna L. Cea. In her “free” time, Antionette is a civic and equity design coach and international speaker.


This virtual lecture will be conducted in English and delivered via zoom. Registration is required. | Register Online


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