Defy Convention: Environment
May 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm$20.00
Join a group of changemakers who are working to tackle major environmental challenges. Together, we’ll exchange insight, build valuable new connections, and share resources to make a bigger impact.
At this event, we’ll listen to two brands that are making waves in the sustainability & environmental justice arena present their current business barriers to a panel of specialists from diverse professional backgrounds for constructive feedback. As part of our audience of environmental experts & advocates, we invite you to join us to share perspective, expand your community, and network with other big thinkers & status quo challengers.
Light food and beverages. Plus, childcare will be provided. Grab a ticket and view our lineup below!
Marc D. Hans
Marc Hans works with the world’s largest brands to identify challenges and lead the facilitation of innovative, human-centered solutions. He is dedicated to leading teams through creative strategy, complex problem solving, ideation, rebranding, and design thinking.
He gets no greater joy than helping organizations, individuals, brands and others devise innovative, disruptive and creative strategies to build brands that resonate with their users.
As the Director of Brand Strategy at LimeRed Studio, Demetrio Cardona-Maguigad leads co-creative and process-driven methods between clients and design teams to uncover insights and align business goals toward innovative solutions.
Demetrio also spends time each month mentoring and coaching startups and social entrepreneurs at various innovation and incubators spaces including 1871 and 2112 in Chicago—advocating for a human-centered design approach toward problem-solving and business success.
Emily’s mission is to help people better understand each other and collaborate to create lasting solutions. As Principal at teenyBIG, she uses a combination of human-centered design and user experience research to help nonprofits better understand what drives people to support their work and build engaging experiences that increase engagement with their mission. Some of her recent clients include The Morton Arboretum, Bike Pittsburgh, and She Leads Tech.