“The Future of Well Being” with Uday Dandavate

Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 2:30pm

This event is open to the public and begins at 2:40pm EST, but we ask that attendees please RSVP. The event Zoom link will be emailed to attendees on Wednesday, September 23rd. 

An Author, a design activist and ethnographer of social imagination, Uday Dandavate is also CEO of SonicRim, a San Francisco based design research company specializing in co-creation. He has traveled extensively around the world, studying and connecting with all kinds of people and cultures, and watching and participating as they change over time. In his professional capacity, as well as through blogging, teaching, speaking, and facilitating, Uday provokes fresh perspectives that help to humanize technologies and democratize design. His book of poems, “a window for a home without walls” is receiving wide recognition worldwide as a book that heals and evokes hope during the pandemic.

This event is part of the STUDIO’s Steiner Invitation Series, supported by the Sylvia and David Steiner Speaker Series and the Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry. This guest was invited to speak to the CMU community by School of Design Associate Professor Wayne Chung