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June 2019

Empathy in Innovation Series: Using Empathy to Gain Insight

Thursday, June 6th @ 5:00 pm7:00 pm
Dalhousie University Goldberg Computer Science Building (Room 426, ShiftKey Labs), 6050 University Ave.
Halifax, NS B3H 4R2 Canada
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Our first session of the Empathy in Innovation Series is an introduction to empathy and why it is a powerful learning tool in the early stages of innovation. During this session, we will work as a group to define what empathy it is, its role in innovation, and take a systematic approach to empathize with people in unique situations. No laptops or supplies are needed! Just bring your enthusiasm and we will supply the rest!

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Empathy in Innovation Series: Active Listening

Thursday, June 13th @ 5:00 pm7:00 pm
Dalhousie University Goldberg Computer Science Building (Room 426, ShiftKey Labs), 6050 University Ave.
Halifax, NS B3H 4R2 Canada
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Active listening is a skill that involves allowing another to take the lead in a conversation while removing our own views. It is a rarely mastered skill that applies to many situations in our everyday lives. In this session, the concept of active listening will be introduced, discussed, and applied to a series of scenarios that challenge our ability to learn from differing perspectives. No materials are needed – just bring an openness to learn and a willingness to discuss!

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Empathy in Innovation Series: Mini Design Challenge

Thursday, June 20th @ 4:00 pm7:00 pm
Dalhousie University Goldberg Computer Science Building (Room 426, ShiftKey Labs), 6050 University Ave.
Halifax, NS B3H 4R2 Canada
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The last workshop of the Empathy in Innovation Series will apply what we know about empathy in a design challenge that forces us to take on both sides of two opposing viewpoints. Those attending may wish to bring a laptop or smartphone with them, but neither are required. The content of this workshop is a secret!

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