Throughout our 2024 lecture series, we will delve into various aspects of happiness and how user-centered design can play a pivotal role in enhancing well-being.
Our journey will be divided into four themes, each dedicated to specific areas of happiness:
- The Science of Happiness
- Digital Well-being
- Connecting Communities
- Building Emotional Intelligence and Empathy
Exploring geographical arbitrage opens doors to unparalleled professional growth and a treasure trove of insights. It's about embracing the diversity of our world to enhance our work, to think more creatively, and to solve problems with a fresh perspective. In this talk...
In this talk with Alexandra Carson, we’ll explore how framing design from a trauma-informed perspective works towards creating experiences where everyone feels safe and supported. A trauma-informed approach is about designing with awareness and — in the end — love...
Happiness is weird. On the one hand, it feels like a goal - something we can “achieve” if we just put our minds to it, buy the right things, or find work-life balance. In this talk by Dani Sandoval, we’ll work together to answer the question, “How do we feel hap...
What does it mean to CHOOSE happiness? And how is it possible in a time when stress, burnout and loneliness are at all-time highs? (All while political unrest and AI threats loom large?) Well, that’s what we’ll explore with Jocelyn Brady.
Robert LaCosse will discuss Happiness in context of Pink's core motivators and Rothstein’s A x4 design framework to unpack how we might achieve richer introspection and a more actionable stance in pursuit of happiness for both individually and collectively.