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Design Thinking – Solving a Global Problem with Empathy

November 17, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Solving a global problem with empathy.

Design thinking is a framework for solving problems through a human centered empathic approach to problem solving.  In this experiential workshop, you will learn what design thinking is, and engage in a design thinking sprint that leads to a prototype solution to a community baesed problem.

This program is for those who are interested in learning more about Innovation, Creativity, and Human Centered Design. Beginners and experts are welcome!  

 Your facilitators are Professor Beth Kerly and Dr. Andrew Gold. 

Beth is a full-time tenured business faculty member at Hillsborough Community College, and adjunct faculty at the University of Tampa. In addition to her teaching activities, Kerly serves as the co-founder of the HCC Entrepreneurship and Innovation program. She is a published author and actively works in promoting and building community and business relationships for HCC and its students. Professor Kerly is co-founder of the InLab@HCC & Operation Startup.

Andy is a longtime social entrepreneur, educator and cofounder of the InLab@HCC & Operation Start Up. Dr. Gold is a full-time business faculty member at Hillsborough Community College, and teaches in the graduate school at the University of Tampa, and the University of South Florida. Dr. Gold is a published author and co-founder of the HCC Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program, serving as an internal entrepreneurial evangelist at HCC.

PLEASE NOTE, this workshop will be delivered virtually through Zoom video, as part of the Hillsborough Community College InLab@HCC.

Due to security concerns we will send a Zoom link 24 hours prior and again one hour prior to the workshop start date and time. Please login to Zoom five minutes prior to the event start time. You will be placed into a virtual “Waiting Room” until the event begins.

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