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Tuesday, September 6 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
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Caravan Studios: an Introduction to Participatory Design Methodology

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This workshop, being produced in collaboration with the BRIDGE SF conference, a week-long celebration of civic innovation hosted by the City and County of San Francisco, the University of California, Berkeley, and City Innovate Foundation. This event will examine participatory methodologies for creating civic apps. All those interested in design thinking and civic tech should join us.

Caravan Studios will demonstrate their 5-step participatory, community-centric design process. This process, based on human-centered design and collaborative practices, works with community members to generate opportunities for technology interventions on their most pressing issues, design responses to those opportunities, select the most impactful of those responses, build the technology, and use it throughout the community to make change.

 

In this session, you will emerge with:

- a framework for a participatory design methodology
- an understanding of how participatory design impacts usage and results
- an understanding of how to more broadly engage a community in discussions about relevant local issues





Moderators
avatar for Susan Tenby

Susan Tenby

Director of Social Community & Strategic Partnerships, Caravan Studios
Online Community, Social Media and Partnership Director of Caravan Studios, where she runs all the social media channels, recruit volunteers, identify and engage influencers, curate relevant content, plan and participate in both online and on-the-ground monthly events, speak publicly on behalf of the organization and spearhead development opportunities via network mapping and creation.
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Marnie Webb

CEO, Caravan Studios
Marnie Webb is the CEO of Caravan Studios, a division of TechSoup, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Caravan Studios’ collaborative approach uses a theory of technology intervention to allow communities to respond to the issues they care about most. caravan Studios has used this methodology to launch projects in the United States, Brazil, and Qatar. The work they do impacts survivors of human trafficking and domestic violence, youth who are in... Read More →