According to co-founder Danielle Barnes (center with microphone): “The beauty of Austin Design Week is not just what happens during the week but the conversation and connections that continue afterward.”

Austin Design Week’s Danielle Barnes Previews the Upcoming 2020 Event

The Forrest Files: October 23, 2020

Danielle Barnes is the CEO of Women Talk Design, where she works with hundreds of speakers and event organizers to get a more diverse group of speakers on stage and to inspire more women and nonbinary folks to raise their hands to speak.

“In both celebratory times and in tragic times we need community. We want to be able to take action, to understand the impact we as individuals and we as a community can make. And that’s what Austin Design Week is all about.”

Location is less of a factor in the online world (as opposed to the physical world). With this context in mind, are all the speakers for ADW 2020 from Austin?

Celebrating creativity at SXSW. Also, reading reading reading, the Boston Red Sox, good food, exercise when possible and sleep sleep sleep.