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Image of Founder, President, and CEO of Creative Reaction Lab, Antoinette Carroll sitting in a chair with her body forward, putting her weight onto her elbows. She wears a patterned outfit in white, black, red, and yellow with black boots.

A + D Visitors Series Lecture | Antoinette Carroll “Creativity for Equity, Belonging, Social Impact,and Purpose”

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Cosponsored by School of Art and Design Visitors Committee and the MFA in Design for Responsible Innovation
Mar 31, 2022   5:30 pm  
Antoinette Carroll
Krannert Art Museum
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Join us for a virtual lecture by Antoinette Carroll titled “Creativity for Equity, Belonging, Social Impact, and Purpose.”

About the Artist

Antionette Carroll is the Founder, President and CEO of Creative Reaction Lab, a nonprofit educating and deploying youth to challenge racial and health inequities impacting Black and Latinx populations.

Within this role, Antionette has pioneered an award-winning form of creative problem solving called Equity-Centered Community Design (named a Fast Company World Changing Idea Finalist) and a new leadership model called Redesigner for Justice.

Through this capacity, Antionette has received several recognitions and awards including being named an Aspen Institute Civil Society Fellow, Roddenberry Fellow, Echoing Green Global Fellow, TED Fellow, ADCOLOR Innovator, SXSW Community Service Honoree, Camelback Ventures Fellow, and Essence Magazine Woke 100.

Additionally, Antionette has been featured in Empathy for Change by Amy J. Wilson, Fast Company Innovation by Design: Creative Ideas That Transform the Way We Live and Work by Stephanie Mehta, and the upcoming Beloved Economies: Transforming How We Work by Jess Rimington and Joanna L. Cea. In her “free” time, Antionette is a civic and equity design coach and international speaker.


This virtual lecture will be conducted in English and delivered via zoom. Registration is required. | Register Online


The Art & Design Visitors Series endeavors to be accessible to all. If you have questions or would like to request an accessibility accommodation, please email art@illinois.edu.

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