Evan Ressegger is originally from North Carolina, and has been living in New York City for two years by way of Nashville, TN. A graduate of UNCG with a degree in English, she has been working in the non-profit sector for the past 5 years. Her work has included initiatives involving refugee resettlement, human trafficking, and youth development. Evan is excited to learn how design can create social change, and bring out important conversations.
“Rooted Restaurants” is reimagining restaurant resilience. The project focuses on local solutions and tools to co-create community restaurant resilience. The goal is to increase communications between restaurants on Avenue B in the East Village and their respective communities.