Emily Pilloton fervently believes that design solutions can empower people, community, and economies, and she has set out to prove her point. Eloquent and passionate about her mission, she lectures on the importance of social action and building, the design revolution, design for empowerment, and design activism for the sake of humanity. Emily is the founder and director of Project H Design, connecting the power of design to the people who need it the most. She is currently heading Studio H, a public high school "design/build" curriculum that sparks rural community development through real-world, creative projects in a rural North Carolina high school in Bertie County.
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Groundbreaking ways to grow talent.
Daniel Coyle is the author of The Talent Code, about how the right kinds of practice, coaching and motivation can enhance brain architecture and improve human performance in almost any field. Daniel has written two other books on high performance, one a New York Times bestseller and the other a Sporting News book of the year.
Daniel Coyle is a contributing editor and former Senior Editor at Outside magazine. To learn more about Daniel, click here.
Humanitarian Design Project Aims to Build a Sense of Community, Emily Pilloton, The New York Times
"Young Me, Now Me" Features Childhood Photographs Repeated Years Afterwards, Ze Frank, The Huffington Post
Design Thinking for Innovation, Tom Kelley, ideaconnection