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Keynote

Liz Ogbu – Friday, October 25

A designer, urbanist, and social innovator, Liz is an expert on social and spatial innovation in challenged urban environments globally. From designing shelters for immigrant day laborers in the U.S. to a water and health social enterprise for low-income Kenyans, Liz has a long history of working with communities in need to leverage the power of design to catalyze sustained social impact. She is also adjunct faculty at UC Berkeley and Stanford’s d.school.

Her projects have been featured in museum exhibitions and has been profiled in publications globally. Her honors include IDEO.org Global Fellow, Aspen Ideas Scholar, and one of Public Interest Design’s Top 100. She earned architecture degrees from Wellesley College and Harvard University.