DSI Reflecting on Summer 2022’s Community Design for Leaders Course


Chelsea Wagner is an anthropologist, visual artist, and designer from Buffalo, New York. She has worked on projects that address a wide variety of social issues, including immigration, gender constructs, food production and access, economic disparity, urban revitalization, community empowerment, environmental sustainability, and health care reform. She has also conducted anthropological fieldwork in Panamá as well as with undocumented Central American migrant workers in the U.S. She holds a BA in Anthropology from the University at Buffalo. Chelsea currently resides and works in Brooklyn, where she is surrounded by inspiring people and plenty of ice cream.

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