SOCIAL DESIGN INSTRUCTOR
Becky Slogeris is the Lead Instructor for Wide Angle’s Design Team, and Associate Director of the Center for Social Design at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA). She is a graduate of MICA with a BFA in graphic design and an MA in Social Design, where her thesis work focused on designing curriculum and tools for teachers and empowering students to create change in their communities. In addition to experience creating large scale promotional campaigns for local non profits, Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Prevention, and Baltimore City’s Sexual Assault Response Team, her teaching experience also includes work with the Children’s Defense Fund and Elev8 Baltimore as a Freedom Schools Servant Leader Intern and Out-of-School Time Coach at Collington Square Elementary, Teaching Artist for the Center for Urban Pedagogy in New York, and Volunteer Workshop Coordinator at 826 DC. Recently, Becky worked with FEMA and Carrot New York to create project-based curricula for Middle and High School teachers to engage students in the creation of public service announcement (PSA) campaigns on disaster preparedness in their communities. Becky was also recognized by Graphic Design USA as a 2012 Student to Watch, and received a Robert W. Deutsch Foundation Social Design Fellowship to continue her work in 2012-2013 on the BMore Fit Teacher Toolkit, an exercise tool for engaging students and improving their academic performance in the classroom, and the Baltimore CARES Service-Learning Curriculum, a guidebook for revitalizing vacant lots with high school students.To see more of Becky’s work, visit designing-education.com.