On Wednesday, September 2, 2020, which marked 100 days since the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, IDSA-Northern Lakes hosted the virtual event "Racial Barriers & Breakthroughs" with Kirk Morris, Senior Product Design Manager at Bradshaw International, and Le'Spencer Walker, Sr. Strategy & Operations Manager and Product Design Engineer at Target.
Kirk and Le'Spencer shared their stories and how they continue to navigate a design industry filled with racial inequality and subconscious biases. Watch the recording below:
In addition, IDSA-Northern Lakes, Kirk, and Le'Spencer have provided:
- The presentation
- A list of resources for self-education
- The music video to "Entrepreneur" by Pharrell Williams featuring Jay-Z, the song they closed out with
You also can join IDSA-NL for their monthly water cooler chat, every first Friday of the month at 1pm Central.