Part of AIGA Rhode Island’s third annual KnowHER Design Talks series, a month-long celebration that highlights the strong female powerhouses who make up the design industry today.
Walker is the founder of designExplorr, an organization that celebrates design learning by creating opportunities that expose youth to design. She is also Chair, of AIGA’s Diversity & Inclusion Task Force. With over 20 years as a designer, entrepreneur, and instructor, her work ranges from designing corporate communications to developing educational programs and event management. Her research explores diversity in design disciplines and investigates strategies to expose underrepresented youth to design-related careers. Jacinda is a strong advocate for young people and proudly mentors several design students on portfolio presentations, professional development and career planning.