• Design + Diversity
    August 1 - 3 2019, Chicago, Il

What Is D+DConf?

The Design + Diversity conference explores proactive ways to make the design industry more diverse.

This is the only conference that focuses on diversity issues in the design field. This event provides a platform for constructive conversation among those who design, innovate, and lead. We welcome the perspective of diversity and inclusion professionals, designers, and any active enthusiast.

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Meet our 2019 conference speakers.

Hilary Sedovic

Learning + Education Manager at Creative Reaction Lab

Sadie Red Wing

Assistant Director of Native Student Programs at University of Redlands @sadieredwing

Dawn Hancock

Managing Director at Firebelly @firebellydesign

Tatiana Mac

Inclusive & Accessible Designer at @tatianatmac

Jennifer White-Johnson

Assistant Professor of Design and Visual Culture at Bowie State University @jtknoxroxs

Sarah Sandman

Co-Director at Brick x Brick

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Why Should You Attend?


Connect with speakers and organizers to open up new opportunities. Meet like-minded people and industry peers in our safe space environment that curated for learning. We bring together people from all different geographical areas who share a common belief.


We've curated a safe place learning environment that allows our attendees to challenge their instructional knowledge and perceptions. In the end, attendees leave well informed and educated to make changes.


We have strategically designed our events for you to take advantage of networking and downtime to socialize with your peeps you've met in sessions.

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