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Here on over 50 thought leaders have contributed essays on design, inclusion, +/- tech in Community, Creativity, Culture, Exclusion, Health, Leadership, Learning, Product, Work, and Writing. We share their voices here on in the hopes that you might consider the power and relevance of inclusion when it comes to designing, working, and living.

Last year we hosted an online, all-remote conference on Design and Exclusion that you can listen to here with radio personality Amy Choi as the host.

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“A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” —Albert Einstein


“The community which has neither poverty nor riches will always have the noblest principles.” —Plato


“It’s not about standing still and becoming safe. If anybody wants to keep creating they have to be about change.” —Miles Davis


“Culture makes people understand each other better.” —Paolo Coelho


“All paradises, all utopias are designed by who is not there, by the people who are not allowed in.” —Toni Morrison


“It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.” —Mahatma Gandhi


“Leadership is accepting responsibility for enabling others to achieve shared purpose under conditions of uncertainty.” —Marshall Ganz


“Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.” —Marian Wright Edelman


“Quality is much better than quantity. One home run is much better than two doubles.” —Steve Jobs


“The productivity of work is not the responsibility of the worker but of the manager.” —Peter Drucker


“It ain’t whatcha write, it’s the way atcha write it.” —Jack Kerouac