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Third Wave Urbanism Live Podcast: Women Led Cities at SXSW

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Third Wave Urbanism Live Podcast: Women Led Cities at SXSW

Time & Location

Mar 12, 2018, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Amplify Philly House, 401 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701, USA

Session Description

Katherine Darnstadt, Latent Design

Architect and educator Katherine Darnstadt is the founder and principal of Latent Design, a collaborative of individuals whose projects focus on social, economic and environmental impact beyond the building. Katherine brings innovative design to those in resource and budget limited environments through a holistic, creative approach to design driven by community needs that leverages other partners and assets to address project challenges. Her passion for public interest design through participatory strategies and diverse background have allowed her to collaborate with change agents in design, science, arts and philosophy. Since founding her practice in 2010, Katherine and her firm have been recognized as an emerging leader in the architecture profession and have been published, exhibited and featured widely, most notably at the International Venice Biennale, Core 77 Design Awards, Architizer A+ Awards, Chicago Ideas Week, NPR, and as the 2013 American Institute of Architects Young Architects Honor Award winner.

Meegan Denenberg, Little Giant Creative, Women-Led Cities

Meegan Denenberg is a co-founder of Meta Global, parent company of Little Creative Giant (LCG), a Philadelphia-based marketing and branding agency. LGC is a full service creative agency that works with a variety of local and national companies and institutions to develop and execute custom brand strategies and events, and design collateral and awareness promotions. Additionally, LGC prides itself on applying the significant expertise of its diverse and dynamic staff to a variety of non-profit and social justice-related programs, including A Dream Deferred, Women Led Cities, The Institute of Hip Hop Entrepreneurship and Urban Share Junkets. Initiatives that seek transformative change in communities by fostering equitable pathways.

Katrina Johnston-Zimmerman, THINK.Urban, Women Led Cities

Katrina is an urban anthropologist whose work focuses on analyzing urban spaces to enhance the lives of people. The founder of THINK.urban, a research consultancy firm based in Philadelphia, she has worked with organizations including Copenhagenize, Project for Public Spaces, and City ID to bring humanist philosophy into city planning and design. She is also the co-host and producer of the Third Wave Urbanism podcast, a weekly program discussing current affairs and issues in urbanism with an emphasis on diversity and intersectional feminism.

Tanvi Misra, CityLab

Tanvi Misra is a staff writer for CityLab covering urban demographics, inequality, and culture. Her work also appears in The Atlantic, NPR, and BBC. Previously, she was a writer & researcher for NPR's Code Switch blog, writing stories about race, culture & ethnicity and contributing to the Civil Rights Act Annotation Project. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, she received her Master of Science in Journalism from Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.

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