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An Evening with Director Justin Ferrell: Mobility, Design Thinking & Emergence

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Tue, January 21, 2014
06:30PM - 08:30PM
The Washington Post
1150 15th Street NW, Washington DC 20071
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Join us at the Washington Post headquarters building for an evening with Stanford Professor Justin Ferrell. Justin recently joined the as its first director of fellowships, an immersive new leadership accelerator for mid-career innovators with the potential to shift their professions. A career journalist specializing in organizational behavior and change, Justin worked for the last seven years for The Washington Post, most recently as the director of digital, mobile & new product design. During this time he enabled collaborative teams of reporters, editors, designers and developers to create groundbreaking work. He’s spoken on creative culture in many venues, from the SXSW Interactive festival in Austin to Education City in Doha, Qatar, and is an alum of the John S. Knight journalism fellowships at Stanford.

The is a hub for innovators at Stanford. Students and faculty in engineering, medicine, business, law, the humanities, sciences and education find their way there to take on the world’s messy problems together. Human values are at the heart of the's collaborative approach, and its students develop a process for producing creative solutions to even the most complex challenges they tackle. In this talk, Fellowships Director Justin Ferrell will share thoughts on our changing society, the role of human-centered design in solving difficult problems and what it means for the evolution of leadership within organizations.

Food and drinks will be served. The registration price is $8 for WDCSA members, young alumni ('09 - '13), and guests; $12 for non-WDCSA members and guests. Please contact Kevin Coyne at with any questions.

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