Building a Hub for Ethical Design
Deborah Alden discusses how a community of entrepreneurs are growing responsible businesses through generosity, collaboration and resilience.
Deborah Alden is the managing director of the Pratt Institute’s Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator (BF+DA). With more than 15 years of experience as a designer, strategist, educator and intrapreneur, her work has ranged from innovation and brand consulting for Fortune 100 companies to launching new initiatives, such as Firebelly U—a start-up incubator for designers launching social enterprises. In addition, she is a frequent media advisor for the Sundance Institute and Skoll Foundation’s Stories of Change initiative.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx