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


Laura is a queer designer from Colombia. Her professional practice sits at the intersection of design, art, and activism.

Laura feels passionate about social justice, honest and vulnerable relationships, collaboration, and spiritual growth. She believes art is a life-giving act and expression. She is interested in the power of design to communicate social imperatives, challenge the status quo, and foster individual and collective healing.

In her life and professional practices, Laura strives to use her ever-growing skills, knowledge, and awareness of her power and privilege to create understanding; build capacity and resilience in communities; act and design responsibly and sustainably.

Laura is committed to the common good, she aims to minimize harm, alleviate suffering, and make life easier and happier.

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