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September 15th, 2016
Episode 437 of 494 episodes
The world is facing urgent challenges – and design can help us solve them. Carrie Bishop is a director at FutureGov, the digital and design company for public services, where she works on projects focused on using social technologies for better collaboration, open innovation and organisational change. To celebrate the launch of the 2016/17 Student Design Award briefs, Carrie shares her thoughts on why we need design now more than ever as a tool for tackling global problems.
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