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Veronika Scott

Founder, The Empowerment Plan
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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.

Past Events

Monday, Oct 8 2012

4 PM

Today's design innovations are human-centered. From mobile tech to sustainable architecture, breakthrough medical devices to eco-friendly... read more
2 hours | Talk | Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art

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