The Executive Director of The Network: Towards Unity for Health and CEO of the Social Innovations Journal discusses a networked approach to social innovation, which brings stakeholders from various sectors, disciplines, and geopolitical communities together to tackle complex challenges.
The business specialist at the Drexel University Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships details the resources available at the center and lends his thoughts on what more Philadelphia can do to promote inclusion and equity in its growing innovation economy.
The founder & CEO of Coded by Kids discusses the systemic scale impacts of inequity in technology fields, what steps his organization is taking to address the issue, and what more the community of Philadelphia can do to nurture its young talent.
As the Director of Strategic Design for the City of Philadelphia, Liana Dragoman advocates for a human-centered design approach to improve the efficacy of municipal programs and services.
Bruce Katz posits that addressing the social, economic, and environmental challenges of this century will require a bottom-up approach, calling for a shift of power downward from national and state governments to cities and metropolitan communities.
The creative energy of Eppchez! escapes the walls of definition. Eir interdisciplinary work leaps across the boundaries of writing, performance, art, music and design in an endless quest of self-discovery and self-actualization.
DR. JAMIE BRACEY-GREEN
As demographics continue to shift in the United States, the nation’s innovation economy must become more inclusive to meet the needs of the 21st century. Dr. Jamie Bracey-Green discusses what cities like Philadelphia can do to meet this challenge.
DR. YOUNGMOO KIM
The Director of the Expressive and Creative Interaction Technologies Center at Drexel University (ExCITe) discusses how the transdisciplinary research center brings together design, technology, and entrepreneurship to enable innovation through an experimental educational curriculum.
The Parallax podcast seeks to build on Philadelphia’s heritage as a global center of innovation. Our conversations engage local thinkers and innovators to better understand what steps the city must take to generate a more robust, equitable, and advanced innovation economy.