Evening With Patrice Martin, a lead IDEO designer who focuses on large scale social change and meaningful human experiences. - June 14
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Doors open at 6:30PM, event starts at 7:00PM
Mercy Corps Action Center
28 SW 1st Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97204
Patrice Martin is a lead designer at IDEO, a well known and respected global design firm that takes a human-centered, design-based approach to helping people and organizations. Martin will be talking about the role of design for the developing world and how design is used to improve the lives of people in low-income communities.
You can buy tickets online at Brown Paper Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/175734
Or they can be purchased in person at the Mercy Corps Action Center during regular hours (11am-5pm Tuesday-Friday and 11am-4pm on Saturday) and do not include the online service fee.
$50-Patron* (6pm Reception; Reserved Seats)
*Proceeds from the Patron tickets will help build Global Envision's collection of appropriate technology tools. Used in the Action Center's education programs and on view in the center's gallery from time to time, items such as cooking stoves, birthing kits, water filters, irrigation systems, solar-powered cell phones, adjustable liquid-lens eye glasses exemplify both the challenges and design solutions of the developing world. Global Envision is a program of Mercy Corps, a nonprofit organization.