George Aye

Co-Founder and Director of Innovation at Greater Good Studio

George co-founded Greater Good Studio with the belief that design can elevate the voices of people with the least power. Previously, he spent seven years at global innovation firm IDEO before being hired as the first human-centered designer at the Chicago Transit Authority. Since founding Greater Good, he has worked across complex social issues such as criminal justice, civic engagement, public education, public health and youth development. He speaks frequently across the US and internationally. George holds the position of Adjunct Full Professor at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. 

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August 3, 2019

Portraits of Color
Main Stage

People of color face a number of barriers in the workplace from implicit bias in the hiring process to limited mentoring as careers develop. But one small barrier that often goes overlooked is having a professional headshot for their LinkedIn profile.