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Lunch & Learn: Prototyping with Meghan Hellstern

September 25 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Human-Centered Design is all the rage. As a mindset and process for creative problem-solving, HCD is increasingly used by governments, startups, and non-profits alike. But how does it actually work in practice? And especially in cases where we’re not building digital products or working on a technology solution?
Join us on September 25 for a Lunch & Learn with Design Strategist Meghan Hellstern* as she discusses Human-Centered Design beyond the 101. We’ll hear from Meghan about her experience applying HCD in different contexts, with an emphasis on the practice of prototyping.
This event is for government members only. Please email shea@codefor.ca to RSVP or learn more.

*Meghan Hellstern is dedicated to reimagining the relationship between organizations and the communities with which they work through the lens of collaboration, design and technology. Before joining the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship’s Policy Innovation Platform team, she worked as a design strategist with the City of Toronto’s Civic Innovation Office, part of the global Bloomberg Cities iteams network. As a specialist in digital strategy, communications and human-centered design, Meghan has 10 years of experience helping organizations better understand, serve and collaborate with their stakeholders.

In addition to co-founding Civic Tech Toronto and leading Canada’s first Civic Design Camp in Toronto, her professional experience includes working in a variety of roles with organizations like Code for Canada, Veterans Affairs Canada, MaRS Solutions Lab, Ryerson University’s Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship and Samara Canada.

 

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Date:
September 25
Time:
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Venue

the DMZ at Ryerson University
10 Dundas St E
Toronto, AZ M5B 2G9
Website:
https://dmz.ryerson.ca/

Organizer

Civic Hall Toronto
Email:
shea@codefor.ca
Website:
civichallto.ca