Posts in Design
Dr Ingrid Burkett On Using A Systemic Lens To Unlock Barriers For Change

On Episode 65 of Impact Boom, Ingrid Burkett of The Australian Centre for Social Innovation discusses ways to create systemic change in some of Australia's most disadvantaged communities, shares thoughts on co-design and key skills required for both individuals and governments to effectively create social innovation.

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Suzi Woodrow-Read & Ruth Toomey On Engaging Communities & Dealing With Complexity When Tackling Social Issues

On Episode 52 of Impact Boom, Suzi Woodrow-Read and Ruth Toomey of the Queensland Public Service Commission discuss solving complex, ambiguous, multi-stakeholder problems with co-design and other participatory methods. They share strong insights into identifying problems before jumping to solutions and the future of policy development.

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Jordi Gusi On The Shifting Balance Of Power In Social Innovation

On Episode 51 of Impact Boom, Jordi Gusi of Tandem Social shares key insights into the social innovation sector, particularly in Spain, explaining the difference between social entrepreneurship, co-operatives and the creation of social impact. Jordi discusses the importance of integrating communities and involving all the stakeholders throughout projects.

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Emma van der Leest On Design, Social Impact And The Circular Economy

On Episode 43 of Impact Boom, Emma van der Leest of BlueCity discusses transitioning to a circular economy, provides tips on taking action as a designer, shares insights on combining science and design as a bio-designer and talks about opportunities for design students. 

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Impact Conference Innovation Panel On The Role Of Technology In Innovation For Future Changemakers & Entrepreneurs

On Episode 42 of Impact Boom, we bring you a live-recorded panel on innovation from the Impact Conference in Australia. The panel discusses current trends in technology & how innovators & entrepreneurs are leveraging it to create positive social change. They provide insights into the social enterprise sector, policy, venture capital and authentic leadership.

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Jeroen Beekmans On Pop Up Social Impact Initiatives & Innovation In Cities

On Episode 10 of Impact Boom, Jeroen Beekmans discusses a variety of interesting city initiatives that have taken place in the Netherlands to create positive social impact. He shares insights into activating city spaces, funding, running Pecha Kucha, concerns he has for Amsterdam, as well as an exciting ’sharing economy’ apartment project Pop-Up City has in the pipeline.

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Daniela Martinez On Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Opportunities in Mexico

On Episode 9 of Impact Boom, Daniela Martinez discusses key learnings from her experience in social innovation, shares insights about social entrepreneurship, talks about collaborative work environments and discusses some inspirational impact initiatives in Mexico.

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Christian Duell On Harnessing Design Thinking To Tackle Complex Problems

On Episode 7 of Impact Boom, Christian discusses the shift in his own career from architect to design thinker creating positive social impact. He shares insights into the co design process & impact measurement as well as talking through learnings from the creation of the Be Awesome Festival.

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