Since May we have been a consultant to Cafiesencia, a local non profit organization with a mission to provide rural communities with opportunities to improve their standard of living and achieve social and economic justice. The workshop was in design thinking approach to coffee farmers as Rubberband’s strategy to diversify their business, as part of the series “Workshops of Best Practices”, Cafiesencia, sponsored by USDA and US Forest Service.
About the author
Dr. Maria de Mater O'Neill
Twenty-five years of experience in art and design education. Award winning painter and designer. Author of Practice-Based Doctoral research “Developing Methods of Resilience for Design Practice”, a design model to improve real time resilience thinking for designers under stressors. She is a Fulbright Specialist Roster candidate.