Multi-Day 20 January 2017
Facilitation: by Design Workshop (Day 2)
9:00 am - 5:00 pm


San Francisco

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Become a better design facilitator in just two days. Whether you're leading sessions with internal teams or clients, Facilitation: by Design will teach you how to successfully lead diverse groups of stakeholders through design-thinking exercises and develop solutions to complex problems. You'll gain confidence facilitating collaborative sessions and take home a binder of essential tools to use day-to-day.

Facilitation: by Design offers two-day hands-on workshops led by qualified instructors to better understand common situations faced by facilitators, plus resources, strategies, and valuable insights into how to lead design-thinking collaborations, including:

- The role of the facilitator
- Understanding and framing the problem
- Designing agendas and activities
- Creating engaging environments
- Collaboration and decision-making
- Managing group dynamics

Early Bird pricing ends December 15th! This event is hosted by the AIGA national office. Please refer to their event page on for more details and registration.

Renna Al-Yassini, Strategist, user experience and service designer
Al-Yassini leads initiatives to create new products and services for a wide range of clients, guiding them through the entire arc of the project and systems-thinking processes, while fostering collaboration amongst stakeholders. Al-Yassini came to design having been raised in the social justice world, working as a communication strategist for nonprofits, government projects and social justice initiatives. She has guided diverse groups of people through a variety of collaborations—from teenagers in East Oakland working to open up a state-of-the-art youth center, to bank executives working to establish a new business entity. She remains committed to helping designers wishing to work in the social impact space to do so responsibly, effectively and critically. Al-Yassini is the co-founder and senior advisor of the Roudha Center, has been recognized as one of Bloomberg Businessweek’s “Twenty-One People Who Will Change Business,” and is a regular AIGA Design for Good facilitator.