As designers, our goal is to understand and harness the human emotive. So the question is how, in the current global landscape, can entrepreneurs apply universal design principles to tackle a diverse set of social, cultural, and business challenges? From Portland to Havana to Beirut, diplomacy can be used as a local design tool for global impact. We can overcome these divides to build community here, and around the world.

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