Inspire. Educate. Discuss.

We’re always happy to share stories and lessons learned about building a design business and designing for inclusion, accessibility, and Indigenous culture. If you need a keynote, webinar, panel, or other session along these lines, let’s talk about doing a talk.
A photo of Jennifer Taback speaking at the 2018 Design Thinkers conference in Toronto. Jenn is standing at a black podium on a black stage with a spotlight on her, and appears to be mid sentence.

What we talk about

Women in design

  • How women can start their own business
  • What we’ve learned after a decade in design

Indigenous design

  • Explaining Indigenous design to other groups
  • Success story of an Indigenous-owned business
  • How to approach story-based design

Accessible design

  • Who needs to comply, by when, and how
  • Thinking of accessibility as a bridge, not a barrier
  • Challenges of designing for remote and rural communities

Past talks

  • Business of Design, Good Design is Accessible, The University of Texas at Tyler – Jenn, Melissa and Meggan 2022
  • RGD Accessibility in Design Webinar – Accessibility in Action: Indigenous Communities – Meggan 2022
  • Design Thinkers Toronto, Decolonizing Design – Jennifer Taback 2021
  • Toronto Global Forum, Ecosystem of Women in Business in Canada, Melissa Deschênes 2021
  • Respectful Dialog with Dean Dori, OCAD University, Jennifer Taback, 2021
  • Webinar – Café Rencontre, Société Économique de L’Ontario et le Centre Régionale des Affaires, Melissa Deschênes, 2021
  • Design Thinkers, Let’s Talk About Our Industry / Canadian Design Firm Check-In, Jennifer Taback, 2020
  • Radio Canada – Interview finaliste aux prix RelèveON catégorie jeune entrepreneur (finalist interview for RelèveON in the young entrepreneur category) – Melissa Deschênes, 2020 (Link to Audio Recording)
  • Cultural Competency Panel Discussion, RGD, Jennifer Taback, Moderator, 2020
  • CCAB TFAB, Women in Business panel discussion, Jennifer Taback, 2019
  • Radio Canada – L’entrepreneuriat au féminin (women in business) avec Mélissa Deschênes et Channel Albert, 2019 (Link to Audio Recording)
  • Indigenous Women’s Leadership Summit, Believe in Yourself and Your Vision, Jennifer Taback, 2018
  • CansPEP – Canadian Professional Event Planners, Designing for Events, Jennifer Taback and Melissa Deschênes, 2018
  • Bridges to Better Business -Votre entreprise en ligne : les fondements d’un site web et du commerce électronique, Melissa Deschênes, 2017

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