Introduction

I’ve been on an exploration to further understand my role as a Design Operations Manager in the context of Social and Racial Justice. With the premise that as designers, researchers, strategists, and creators, we have for too long stood by as we upheld systems built for racism, capitalism, environmental terrorism, settler colonialism, and patriarchy. Without examining what we were told, questioning its efficacy, and reinventing new systems, we fell silent as BIPOCs were killed, poisoned, and imprisoned, just to name a few injustices. As an anti-racist, how do I commit to anti-racist acts in my day-to-day, my workplace, and with my friends and community? I do believe we need to go beyond ‘doing our job’. …

About

Aaron Wong

Design & Research for Social Innovation

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