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Innovative Tools For Social Impact With Garance Choko

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Barnard College

3009 Broadway

Diana 504

New York, NY 10027

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Utilizing cutting-edge design and systems thinking tools such as participatory design, power mapping and rapid prototyping, students will learn how to expose complex social realities and appropriately define social impact. Students will map interrelated factors that perpetuate social and economic inequality and develop a series of pathways that can positively and sustainably impact targeted communities. This workshop focuses on providing tangible techniques that allows students to bring ethical social change both domestically and abroad.

Garance is a social entrepreneur, international system builder and innovation strategist currently residing in New York City. She is the founder of Coda, a global network of grassroots problem solvers exchanging how-tos across continents. Born and raised in Paris, France, she started her career as a concert pianist at the age of 3. Later, when she moved to the United States to continue her performance studies, she pursued her passion for political theory and design practices. She has designed organizational structures, national and local health care systems, educational programs, impact evaluations and poverty relief strategies for institutions, corporations and governments in Africa, Europe, the United States and the Caribbean. She earned a Master of Public Administration from Cornell University.




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