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In Conversation with Joanna Peña-Bickley - "You Are The Designer Of Your Life"

Season 5: Episode 19

Joining Lady Mariéme Jamme on this final episode for season 5 is Joanna Peña-Bickley, CEO,, Head of Research & Design, Alexa Devices at Amazon to share her story and how she came to learn how to design her own life and now passing this to a new generation of designers through mentoring and mobilisation. She is often called “the mama of design”. She brings designers, artists, editors, creative directors, entrepreneurs, and everybody in between to have a conversation about empathy design.

Lady Mariéme got to know Joanna a few years ago and sits on her foundation’s board. Joanna discovered her purpose after conversing with her grandmother, who said to her that her skin colour was a privilege and would benefit her greatly one day.

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DISCLAIMER: The views expressed during this interview are the guests personal opinion.

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