Emer Beamer

Emer is co-founder and Program Lead at Designathon Works, Empowering Children to Design a Better World. She is also an Ashoka Fellow and has co-founded both Butterfly Works, Co-Creation for a Better World and NairoBits, Design College for youth from slum areas in Nairobi, Kenya. She holds a Bachelor in Economics from University College Dublin (Ireland) and studied Design from the Rietveld Academy (Netherlands).
Emer: “What if we saw children as changemakers, engaged humans, activists, scientists or inventors, and then helped them to develop their abilities for these roles’

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