University’s NewDay Social Entrepreneurship Distinguished Speaker Series
On Wednesday, March 26, Liz Ogbu will be visiting the Tulane campus and giving a public lecture as part of University’s NewDay Social Entrepreneurship Distinguished Speaker Series. Ms. Ogbu’s lecture will focus on her experience using Design Thinking or a “Human-Centered Design” process to address complex social challenges in the U.S. and around the world. While on campus, she will also be meeting individually with classes on Design Thinking and Introduction to Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship.
Ms. Ogbu is an expert on sustainable design and spatial innovation in challenged urban environments globally, and she has her own multidisciplinary design and consulting practice. In addition to teaching roles at UC Berkeley and Stanford’s d.school, Ms. Ogbu was an Innovator-in-Residence through the inaugural IDEO.org Fellowship, and Design Director at the nonprofit Public Architecture. She earned architecture degrees from Wellesley College and Harvard University.