Veronika Scott

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Founder, The Empowerment Plan

Founder of 'The Empowerment Plan', Veronika Scott, has built an organization started around a single idea: to design a coat specifically for the homeless. The coat is self- heated, waterproof, and transforms into a sleeping bag at night. That idea has now transformed into a system of empowerment in which homeless women are paid to learn how to produce coats for people living on the streets, giving them an opportunity to earn money, find a place to live, and gain back their independence for themselves and their family.

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Monday, October 08
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Design: Shaping Space

Today's design innovations are human-centered. From mobile tech to sustainable architecture, breakthrough medical devices to eco-friendly... read more
Speakers: Krista Donaldson, Veronika Scott, Monique Pean, Jeff Semenchuk, James Ramsey, Dan Barasch, Dina Griffin
Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art 220 East Chicago Avenue

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