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Creating Knowledge Workers for the Greener Product Marketplace, Part 12: Creative innovation educators championing lifecycle thinking

By Sustainable Minds on March 11, 2017

Two creative educators discuss how they use Sustainable Minds to teach innovation through life cycle thinking.

Join us to learn from educators with diverse backgrounds how they are working with students to advance and inform lifecycle thinking. They will share how they use SM Eco-concept + LCA software to engage students in the essential conversation about modeling, measuring and interpreting results.

Recorded Wed, March 8, 2pm ET


Nathan ShedroffNathan Shedroff
Associate Professor, Industrial Design
California College of the Arts
Course: Sustainability & Social Impact

Nathan is the former chair of the groundbreaking Design MBA programs in design strategy at CCA. The programs unite the perspectives of systems thinking, design and integrative thinking, business models, sustainability, and generative leadership into a holistic strategic framework.

AnnMarie ThomasAnnMarie Thomas
Professor, Business & Engineering
University of St. Thomas
Course: Environmental Sustainability & Innovation

AnnMarie’s teaching is at the nexus of design and engineering education. She is the co-director of the UST Center for Engineering Education and director of the Playful Learning Lab, where she and her students created Squishy Circuits, study the science of circus, and develop music visualization software.

Terry Swack, CEO & Moderator
Sustainable Minds