Artist/designer/educator Benedetta Piantella will share an introduction to some of her past and current projects in Africa, as well as the lessons learned and hurdles met in building projects focused on solving humanitarian challenges worldwide.
Developer, Professor, Consultant
T4D Lab, ITP-NYU
Benedetta is an ITP Graduate, founder of T4D Lab, a co-founder of GroundLab, an adjunct professor at NYU Polytechnic & NYU ITP, and a Technology Architect at Columbia University’s Earth Institute. A graduate of ITP, Benedetta specializes in building sustainable solutions to humanitarian, social and environmental challenge worldwide. She has designed prototyped, manufactured and field tested projects in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania, and built partnerships with the UN, UNICEF & the Earth Institute.