Redesigning the Culture of Wellness

Designing LIBERATION.

My name is Jacquelyn Ogorchukwu Iyamah. I am a liberatory designer. I have a background in social welfare and interaction design.

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I tap into theory from my social welfare degree and praxis from my interaction design degree to reimagine the ways in which liberation can take place.

allay.

For my thesis, I designed an online therapy platform that connects Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) to therapists of color. My research shows that there are several barriers that prevent BIPOC from getting therapy. allay is designed to reduce these barriers.

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WHAT I DO

Consult on equity related projects

Design for liberation in the built environment

Provide training on equitable design practices

Collaborations about wellbeing, design, and equity

HOW I DO IT ◒

Through my degrees, I have training in decolonial thinking and design thinking. When we combine these schools of thought, we can design solutions that promote societal healing.