Live Show: How do we teach empathy?

Episode 058 • 42 min

Design is Everywhere LIVE


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From the Design is Everywhere live show, Sam Aquillano learns more about how to design for empathy in the classroom. He is joined by Susie Wise, an equity design ally with a focus on culture change and building belonging in organizations and an Adjunct Professor at the where she founded and led the K12 Lab. Susie chats about how to define empathy and what empathy looks like in the classroom. Later on in the show, they are joined by Matthew Kressy, the founding director of the MIT Integrated Design and Management program and the Innovation Advisor and Trustee at NEIA, the first middle and high school that prepares innovators to shape the world through human-centered design. Together, they discuss teaching empathy, empathy’s inherent quality, and the work at NEIA. Susie and Matthew take questions from the live audience.


Weekly Dose of Good Design
Sam Aquillano

Sam Aquillano

Design Museum Everywhere


Susie Wise

Susie Wise

K12 Lab

Guest Co-host

Matthew Kressy

Matthew Kressy