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Emer Beamer

Social designer and Education Innovator | Unexpect

Amsterdam, Netherlands

"Where children design better futures using new technologies"

Generally thinking:

Education & Academia
Technology & The Future
Global Issues
Creativity & Design

My tags:

Climate ChangeEducationSocial ChangeTechnology

Very good at:
+ Getting children to design amazing things
+ Creating learning experiences on and offline
+ Following my dreams

About me & my work:

I'm a social designer and education innovator and I'm the founder of Unexpect, 'Where children design better futures with new technologies'.

'At Unexpect we believe that all children and young people can contribute to designing a better world, now and in the future. By learning the art of social design and invention, children gain 21st century skills, while employing their unique creativity and natural empathy to make the world a better place.'

I also design kick-ass experiences for children with technology and design at museums. And work with companies who want to explore how children see their product focus and how they could look to the future through the eyes of children.

Prior to Unexpect, I co-founded Butterfly Works, 'Co-creation studio for a better world' which works in 16 countries. Now I am on the advisory board. I also co-founded Nairobits in Kenya, a design school for young people from informal settlements, and still going strong after 14 years.

My links:

Unexpect

@emerbeamer

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