Liz OgbuCredit: Ryan Lash

Each year, Liz frequently lectures and runs workshops in the U.S. and abroad on topics such as social and spatial justice, equitable development, sustainability, empathy and human-centered design, placekeeping and placemaking, and power and privilege.

Select past venues have included the TED Women, Social Entrepreneurship World Forum, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Black in Design, and the Aspen Ideas Festival. She also frequently speaks at several colleges and universities. Previous engagements have included Columbia University, California College of the Arts, UC Berkeley, Maryland Institute College of Arts, Harvard University, and the University of Michigan.

For speaking inquiries, please contact the FRESH Speakers Bureau at  [email protected].

Upcoming Events, Lectures and Workshops

OMCA: Conversation with Bay Area Innovators
Oakland, CA | January 26, 2019

KQED: City of the Future
San Francisco, CA | February 2, 2019

ASID: SCALE 2019
New York, NY | March 1-3, 2019

Arizona State University Lecture
Tempe, AZ | April 10, 2019

NeoCon
Chicago, IL | June 10-12, 2019

Previous Events, Lectures and Workshops

Aspen Ideas Festival
Aspen, CO | June 21-23, 2018

Brainstorm Design 2018
Singapore | March 5-7, 2018

TEDWomen 2017
New Orleans, LA | November 1-3, 2017

Australian Institute of Architects
Sydney, Australia | August 18, 2016

Black In Design
Cambridge. MA | October 9-10, 2015