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Making the Future for the Other 90%

Erica Estrada-Liou
February 10, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
The Atrium, Peterson Building 550

Free and open to the public

Erica Estrada-Liou is a master at developing brilliant solutions that transform the lives of the least fortunate. In her one-hour Meet the Maker session, Estrada-Liou will give her inside view of how “design engineering” can tackle some seemingly intractable challenges in underserved communities.

Estrada-Liou is the co-founder of d.light design, a social enterprise that provides affordable light and power products to people living off of the electrical grid. She is the co-founder of the Stanford Social Entrepreneurship Lab, which uses human-centered design to alleviate poverty and related social issues, both in the United States and abroad. And she developed and taught Design for Change: Poverty in America, in which students designed solutions to improve services for people experiencing homelessness.

For more information: Nora Sweeny,, 650.725.9044

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