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Thursday, November 12 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Empathy Jam: The Reunion Tour

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In 2018, we hosted an MCN session about empathy and facilitated some empathy-building activities using our empathi[ZINE]. In such a changing, uncertain time as 2020, we want to bring some of these concepts back to the top of people’s consciousness. We invite you to engage in some person-to-person, group, and individual exercises that we’ll facilitate to find connection in a world that seems quite disconnected.

Speakers
avatar for Jason Alderman

Jason Alderman

Creative Technologist, Cloud Chamber
Former museum technologist who now makes interactive connected experiences for retail and theme parks at Valtech (https://www.valtech.engineering/). Gets excited about far too many things, including pizza, sketchnotes, digital infrastructure, paper pop-ups, zines, physical computing... Read More →
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Beck Tench

PhD Candidate, University of Washington
Beck Tench is a wife, daughter, friend, teacher, gardener, cyclist, kind stranger, and PhD student at the University of Washington Information School.  She researches how the design of physical and digital spaces cultivates contemplative experience and practice. She is particularly... Read More →
avatar for Rachel Ropeik (she/her)

Rachel Ropeik (she/her)

Learning Director, Aspen Art Museum
Rachel Ropeik is a museum educator and museum adventurer who brings thoughtful, playful, and progressive approaches to engaging people with art.
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Mimosa Shah

Adult Program Coordinator, Skokie Public Library
Mimosa Shah develops, manages, and evaluates informal learning opportunities for adults at Skokie Public Library, located near Chicago, Illinois. Her interests include media literacy and ways to deal with misinformation campaigns; digital photography and how we use various platforms... Read More →
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Elizabeth Bouton

Exhibits Associate, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
Liz has been working as an Exhibits Associate at the George A. Smathers Libraries for the past two years after receiving a MA in Museum Studies from the University of Florida. The exhibits program promotes interdisciplinary approaches to research and teaching to stimulate intellectual... Read More →


Thursday November 12, 2020 1:00pm - 2:30pm EST
Open video conference and chat
  Experimental Session, Drop-in
  • Chatham House Rules Yes