When? – Tuesday, 19th April 2016
Time? – 5:30pm – 6:15pm
Where? – McNulty Foundation Design Lab (Eng 102)
Topic for this week? – POV (Point Of View) Construction, Envisioning- Ideation Methods, Brainstorming, Disney’s 3 rooms, De Bono, Biomimicry
Speakers: Yoofi Brown-Pobee and Cybil Tinemiishe Mupazviriwo
Yoofi Brown-Pobee is the Project Lead of the Ashesi Design Lab Deep Dives project that seeks to develop products in emerging markets using design thinking methodologies and ethnographic research and a freelance web designer. Over the past few months, he has been very fascinated by the design thinking process and has been employing it more, even when planning his day. He hopes to grow in leaps and bounds in the design thinking mentality and share with others who haven’t.
Cybil Tinemiishe Mupazviriwo is a freshman student of Ashesi University College studying
Mechanical Engineering. She is a co-founder of Ignite Venture, an FDE initiative that seeks to promote creativity (Art) in students. Cybil’s passion lies in empowering youth and helping them realize their potentials as she herself is a paragon of dream chasing. She believes in promoting creative talent, creativity and design thinking as a toolkit for solving the world’s problems. She looks forward to developing ever-broader capacities, take interdisciplinary and deeply collaborative approaches that would solve real world problems through engineering and creative arts.