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Since 1919, The New School has been home to scholars, creators, and activists who challenge convention and boldly make their mark on the world.
To celebrate this groundbreaking legacy, we are opening our doors to the public for a weeklong festival of innovative performances, talks, workshops, screenings, exhibitions, and more.

On October 1–6, 2019, join us as we reflect on a century of world-changing ideas and together imagine a new kind of future.

The Festival of New is free and open to all.
Thursday, October 3 • 8:30am - 10:00am
Women in Technology and Design: Digital Equity and Social Impact

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A roundtable discussion focused on women in technology and design. Topics include gender equity in the technology and design fields, women’s contributions to the design industry, and challenges and opportunities for women in the tech workplace

Moderators
avatar for Cynthia Lawson Jaramillo

Cynthia Lawson Jaramillo

Associate Professor of Integrated Design, Parsons School of Design
Cynthia Lawson Jaramillo (she/her) is a Brooklyn-based Colombian digital artist, technologist and educator. She is Associate Professor of Integrated Design at Parsons School of Design, and has held a variety of leadership roles at The New School including, most recently, Interim Vice... Read More →

Speakers
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Colleen Macklin

Associate Professor Of Media Design, Parsons School of Design, MA International Affairs '13
Colleen Macklin is a game designer, a professor in the School of Art, Media and Technology at Parsons School of Design, and founder and co-director of PETLab (Prototyping Education and Technology Lab), a lab that develops games for experimental learning and social engagement. PETLab... Read More →
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Jahan Mantin

Co-founder, Project Inkblot
Jahan Mantin is the Co-founder of Project Inkblot, a team of designers and futurists who partnerwith companies to build equitable products, services and content using Design for Diversity™(D4D). Jahan has led a number of high profile campaigns, including a women-driven initiative... Read More →
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Latha Poonamallee

Associate Professor of Management & Social Innovation and Chair of Management at the Milano School of Policy, Management, and Environment
Dr. Poonamallee is a tenured Associate Professor of Management & Social Innovation and Chair of Management at the Milano School of Policy, Management, and Environment, and University Faculty Fellow at The New School.Dr. Poonamallee received her PhD in Organizational Behavior from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio and has presented and published her award-winning research on change management, leadership, and social innovation/entrepreneurshi... Read More →


Thursday October 3, 2019 8:30am - 10:00am
Starr Foundation Hall - UL102 University Center - 63 Fifth Avenue