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Women in Design

The Advertising & Design Club of Canada (ADCC) presents Women in Design, a panel discussion on the opportunities and challenges facing women in the design industry. Listen to four leaders from the Toronto design community tackle some important questions: Is sexism still a problem? Is there a formula for balancing home life with a successful career? What do aspiring female designers need to know about their chosen career? Join featured panelists Vanessa Eckstein (Blok Design), Sarah Tranum (OCADU), Emily Tu (formerly Tung), Vanessa Wyse (Studio Wyse), and moderator Lyranda Martin Evans (DentsuBos) on March 6th at the Arts & Letters Club.

Date and Time

Mar 6, 2019 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM EST


Arts & Letters Club 14 Elm Street Toronto, ON M5G 1G7

Meet our Speakers

Vanessa Eckstein

Vanessa Eckstein

Blok Design

Known for her passion for taking on initiatives that blend cultural awareness, humanity and a love of art to advance society and business alike, Vanessa’s experiences living and working in Buenos Aires, LA, New York, Mexico City and Toronto have given Blok a unique international perspective that has been recognized and awarded around the world. Her experience includes top global brands such as Nike, Pepsi, Nestle, and the Museum of Modern Art Miami, among many others. Vanessa’s work has been exhibited in countries from Japan to Germany, most recently at the Bienal Iberamericanna de Diseño, Spain. Her work is represented in the permanent collection of the Royal Ontario Museum as well as the Library of Congress, Washington. Vanessa holds an MFA from the Art Centre of Pasadena.

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