Dawn Danby

Oakland, California

Designer smuggling ideas across borders. Singer. Mama. Good with power tools.

Dawn Danby has spent 15 years working across disciplines in sustainable design. Dawn created the Autodesk Sustainability Workshop, which teaches young engineers, designers and architects the principles and practice of sustainable design. She's currently encouraging makers to channel their creativity towards planetary challenges. Dawn co-authored the bestselling book Worldchanging: A User's Guide to the 21st Century. She has given dozens of talks around the world, spoke at TEDGlobal, and was recognized by Fast Company as one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business.

  • Education
    • BFA Industrial Design, Rhode Island School of Design
    • MBA Sustainable Business, Bainbridge Graduate Institute