Blended: Design, Diversity, and the DSO
Blended Collective and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s NextGen Committee have partnered to host an event combining their shared values of diversity and inclusion in the context of music and design. As part of Detroit Month of Design, this event will feature a DSO musician who will lead the audience through an exploration of diversity in design through music. This event includes a talk and musical performance followed by a Q&A.
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Blended Speaker Event Series
Read more about our latest event supported by Absopure and TechTown Detroit — Blended: Diversity & Tech in Detroit.
Read more about our event sponsored by Sigma Financial Corporation — Blended: How the Financial Industry is Answering the Multicultural Question
Dec. 4, 2018 at WeWork Campus Martius, Detroit
Panelists (left to right): Fares Ksebati – CEO & Co-Founder at MySwimPro, Rajoielle Register – Head of Growth Audience Marketing Communications at Ford Motor Company, Wilson Santiago-Soler – Multicultural Campaign Manager at Quicken Loans.
Blended: The Intersection of Culture and Design Special Edition Women’s Panel in Partnership with Detroit Month of Design
Sept. 5, 2018 at LTU Detroit Center for Design + Technology, Detroit
Moderator and Panelists (left to right): Lydia Michael – CEO & Founder at Blended Collective, Felicia E. Molnar – Executive Director of Strategic Initiatives at Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA), Reem Akkad – Founder & Interior Designer at Reem Akkad Design, Karen Hudson Samuels – Executive Director at WGPR TV Historical Society, Sally Erickson Wilson – Chair of Graduate Studies/Color & Materials Design at College for Creative Studies.
June 27, 2018 at Bamboo Detroit, Detroit
Moderator and Panelists (left to right): Lydia Michael – CEO & Founder at Blended Collective, Maria Arellano – Multicultural Art Director at UniWorld Group (previously), Florian Kotte – Validation Engineer at German Supplier, Barbara Toboy – Senior Analytics Manager at GTB, Javier Guzzman Barcenas – Plant Communications Manager at General Motors.
Mar. 6, 2018 at WeWork Campus Martius, Detroit
Moderator and Panelists (left to right): Lydia Michael – CEO & Founder at Blended Collective, Randall McAdory – Automotive Head of Industry at Pandora, Hamoody Jaafar – Film Director at Woodward Original, Kevin Ketels – President & Founder at Kyrris Marketing, Victoria Kaempfe – Freelance Music Manager & Photographer.
Co-hosted with RIZZARR as part of Entrepreneurship Month at Microsoft Store
Feb. 22, 2018 at Flagship Microsoft Store, New York
Panelists: Amanda Johnson – Co-Founder & Co-CEO at Mented Cosmetics, Melissa Adeyemo – Independent Film Producer, Karen Goldfeder – Vice President of Business Development at dosomething.org, Edrizio De La Cruz – Founder and CEO of FinTech company Regalii
Are you interested in sponsoring, speaking, or do you know someone who would be a fit for our Blended Speaker Event Series? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.