Shalini Agrawal is trained as an architect and brings over 20 years of experience in community-engaged practice and pedagogy. She is co-director of Pathways to Equity, a design leadership program for social equity, and FIELD Design Network, a forum that builds capacity for underrepresented designers. She is founder of Public Design for Equity and teaches at the intersection of design, architecture and community engagement at California College of the Arts. Shalini is a board member of Association for Community Design and Architects, Designers, Planners for Social Responsibility and is a contributing author to Design for Democracy: Techniques for Collective Creativity and Public Interest Design Education Guidebook.
Session: Equity + Leadership - Make a Difference: Advancing A Community Design Practice