How Do We Include Underrepresented Voices in the Sustainability Conversation?

  • Virajita Singh
Keywords: design thinking, partnership, design for community resilience, regional sustainable development partnerships, diversity community of practice, intercultural development inventory, sustainability


In a speech given at the Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships 20th Anniversary Statewide Event in the Cargill Building on the St. Paul Campus of the University of Minnesota on November 21, 2017, Virajita Singh, Assistant Vice Provost in the Office for Equity and Diversity, addressed the question, “How do we include underrepresented voices in the sustainability conversation?” The speech describes the work of The Partnerships as observed by the speaker, and its connection to the Design for Community Resilience program. It also introduces the concepts of Partnership and Design Thinking, and suggests a process for including underrepresented voices in the work informed by Design Thinking.


How to Cite
Singh, V. (2018). How Do We Include Underrepresented Voices in the Sustainability Conversation?. Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies, 5(1), Article 6.