The New School + #SXSW: Faculty and Alumni Share Perspectives on Technology for Social Good

Maya Wiley, Senior Vice President for Social Justice at The New School and a nationally recognized digital equity advocate, and Greta Byrum, who co-directs the Digital Equity Lab with Wiley, shared their perspectives in a talk, Race and Digital Sanctuary in 2018 America at #SXSW.
Julia Gorton, BFA Communication Design ’80 in From CBGB to the World: A Downtown Diaspora
Left: New School faculty members and alumni talked design and technology for social change at Make A Dent In Changing The World For The Better: Happy Hour with The New School at #SXSW; Right: Nora Rahimian, MA International Affairs ’12, at Make A Dent In Changing The World For The Better: Happy Hour with The New School at #SXSW.
From left to right: Peter Asaro, Associate Professor of Media Studies at the School of Media Studies, discusses A.I. and ethics; Ed Keller, Associate Professor of Media Studies and Associate Professor of Design Strategies and Director of the Center for Transformative Media, discusses leveraging A.I. to design equitable future states; Eiko Ikegami, Walter A Eberstadt Professor of Sociology at The New School for Social Research, discusses researching adults with autism in the virtual world of Second Life—all at XPRIZE Futurecasting Workshop at SXSW.

New School Alumni who presented at SXSW 2018:

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