Virajita Singh

Office for Equity and Diversity, Center for Sustainable Building Research,Colleg
Asst Vice Provost, Senior Research Fellow
Minneapolis, MN
POSTER: "NextGen Nature Play: Integrating Accessibility, Equity, Environmental Art, Water Education and Community Gardening"

Virajita Singh is Assistant Vice Provost in the Office of Equity and Diversity at the University of Minnesota, where she brings her expertise in design thinking, public interest design, and partnership studies to catalyze and support equity and diversity work of colleges and academic units across the University. She is also a Senior Research Fellow and Adjunct Assistant Professor in the College of Design where she leads the Design for Community Resilience program she founded at the Center for Sustainable Building Research, which provides sustainable design assistance to greater Minnesota communities. From 2011 to 2015 she began and led Design Thinking @ College of Design at the University of Minnesota, a collaborative group that unleashes the creative potential of individuals and organizations across sectors to innovate in fulfilling their mission using the emerging field of design thinking. Virajita regularly partners with librarians in University of Minnesota Libraries including most recently in her role as Design Editor and Editorial Board member with interdisciplinary colleagues in starting the first online and open access Journal at the University of Minnesota, the Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies in 2015.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, March 17

1:00pm CDT