Erin talks about the benefits of failure and how failing faster can make your work better

Speaking on the theme of ‘Failure,’ Erin Huizenga of Epic brings us on a journey through her past successes and failures. With each experience, she has learned new skills, outlooks, and perspectives to keep moving forward with her failures.

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Video by Ben Derico & Erick De La Rosa

About the speaker

Erin Huizenga is a design catalyst, strategist & educator. She’s infinitely curious about what motivates people to learn and act, and enjoys designing new experiences, services, programs and systems within education and healthcare, social enterprises, nonprofits, foundations and purpose-minded businesses. Erin is the Founder of EPIC: Engaging Philanthropy, Inspiring Creatives, which has worked with over 40+ nonprofit organizations in Chicago and Minneapolis and donated over $4M+ in creative service fees in the last five years by engaging thousands of top creative professionals in volunteerism. She also teaches design to graduate students at Northwestern University and has created curriculum and taught at Columbia College Chicago, lectured for School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) and created and launched the design program at the Chicago Portfolio School.

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