Upcoming Events, Design Rebels & mobilizing for Sandy

From: Brielle M.
Sent on: Friday, November 9, 2012 4:41 PM

Hi NY Design friends!

Hope that you are back up running or even better yet inspiring and activating change in the city. Very soon we will be announcing our next meetup!  TYTHEdesign lives and breathes design thinking. We will be hosting a workshop Grassroots Design Research together. Preview it first on Skillshare!

 

Upcoming Events- Some fellow members have reached out and want you to know about these awesome upcoming events! If you want to spread the word about your next event feel free to contact me.

 

MONDAY 11/12

 

Design Rebels Unite

Cost: Free!
http://designrebelsunite.eventbrite.com/

More designers than ever want to do good, but in the real world, the details can become tricky. How do you pursue meaningful projects and still pay the rent? What’s the best way to figure out your own professional ethics? How do you make a difference beyond pro bono projects? We’ve lined up four design rebels to talk about how they make a difference and make a living at Design Rebels Unite!

 

 

WEDNESDAY 11/14
Women 2.0 PITCH NYC 2012 Conference & Competition

Cost: $300 follow discount link for entrepreneurs below
http://pitchnyc2012.eventbrite.com/?discount=BOOTSTRAP

Join 800+ men and women in tech -- designers, engineers, marketeers, biz dev -- at the largest conference for innovators! We have a star-studded lineup of keynote speakers:

- Sandra Lerner, Founder, Cisco and Urban Decay
- Fran Meir, Founder, Match.com and TRUSTe
- Geraldine Laybourne, Founder, Oxygen Network

Learn best practices on starting up and going big from speakers including the female founders of Adafruit Industries, DailyWorth, Everpurse, Roominate, Songkick, Meebo, more!


Friday 11/16 & Saturday 11/17

Social Enterprise Boot Camp

http://www.eventbrite.com/event/2499048722

Cost: $105+

Discount code & save on the price of regular admission: inn0v8

Join us for the 3rd Annual Social Enterprise Boot Camp hosted by NYU, Columbia, and SVA!  Register now for this two-day event and learn critical business, communication, and design skills from industry leaders that will help you start or accelerate your social venture. Use the following discount code and save on the price of regular admission: inn0v8

Awesome Member Startup

Sibte Hassan has created an inspiring platform for Daily Deals For Social Change. They're launching in two days folks! Signup if you havent at http://signup.karm.io

 

Mobilizing Around Sandy

While much of the city is back up and running, some area have been seriously devastated by Sandy and need ongoing interventions. I'm looking for ways to utilize our group to mobilize for Sandy. Have you started a campaign, benefit or are connected to an organization that is seeking Sandy relief? Please feel free to contact me to discuss joining forces or use the message board/this list serve to spread the word.

 

Cheers,

Brielle

 

 

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