E13S7: How to Change the World Designing for Good with Sara Cantor

Summary & Key takeaways

This episode was brought to you thanks to the Rotary Peace Fellowship (more info is below):

Do you know that you can use design methods to solve social problems? Do you wonder how to become a designer focused on bringing positive social change?

This episode is a great introduction to the world of design and how to build a career as a social-designer. Sara walks us through the basic tenets of design and how her studio has utilized design to address inequality issues in areas such as education, housing, community development, mental health and many other issues.

In Episode 13 of Season 7 Sara Cantor, one of the world’s leading voices in human-centered design, walks us through her journey from the corporate world to co-founding Greater Good Studio which focuses on inserting design methods to resolve systemic problems.

Sara Cantor is co-founder and executive director of Greater Good Studio.

Sara holds a master’s in design planning from the Institute of Design at IIT and a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering from Northwestern University.

Check out previous seasons & episodes of our Award-Winning Social Change Career Podcast.

*Episode recorded on October 15th , 2020

Key Links:  

Greater Good Studio

Sara Cantor’s Linkedin

The Art of Innovation Book

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This episode was brought to you thanks to the Rotary Peace Fellowship:

Are you an existing or emerging peace leader looking to take your career to the next level? You might be eligible to receive full funding to pursue a MA or professional certificate in peace & conflict studies. Learn more about Rotary Peace Fellowships at www.rotary.org/peace-fellowships


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