School of Industrial Design Guest Speaker: Krystal Persaud

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    • Thursday November 9, 2017
      6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Auditorium, Arch 123, East Architecture Building, College of Design
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Summary Sentence: Krystal Persaud, Director of Product Design at littleBits, will speak at the College of Design on November 9, 2017 at 6:00 PM.

Full Summary: Krystal Persaud, Director of Product Design at littleBits, will speak at the College of Design on November 9, 2017 at 6:00 PM. 

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Please join us for a lecture with Krystal Persaud, Director of Product Design at littleBits

The lecture, “Designing for the Next Generation of Inventors,” will be held at 6:00 PM, on Thursday, Nov. 9th in the Auditorium (Arch 123) in the East Architecture Building, College of Design.

Persaud will explore how littleBits, a platform of easy-to-use electronic building blocks, is empowering kids all over the world to be inventors. Persaud will talk about what it likes to design unique learning experiences that are gender inclusive, educational, and most importantly - FUN.

Persaud is the Director of Product Design at littleBits, the award-winning platform of electronic building blocks that is empowering everyone to create inventions, large and small. A graduate of the Georgia Tech School of Industrial Design, Persaud is also the founder and managing member of the design collective Grouphug and teaches courses on product development at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Persaud is committed to the idea that product design will revolutionize the fields of education, public health and sustainability, and is passionate about bridging gaps between industrial design and other disciplines.

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School of Industrial Design, CSPAV - Center for Spatial Planning Analytics and Visualization, College of Design, CQGRD - Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development, School of Architecture, School of Building Construction, School of City & Regional Planning, School of Music, SimTigrate

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Faculty/Staff, Public, Graduate students, Undergraduate students
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  • Created On: Nov 1, 2017 - 10:34am
  • Last Updated: Nov 1, 2017 - 4:08pm