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  • Date and time: Saturday 8 June 2024, 10.45am to 11.45am
  • Location: In-person only
    Law and Sociology Building, Campus East, University of York (Map)
  • Admission: Free admission, booking required

Event details

Design can be a powerful force for inclusiveness and accessibility. Pragya Jain, a student with adult dyslexia and a graphic design background, showcases how design can assist and empower individuals with this specific learning difficulty.

Join Pragya of the University of York for a hands-on workshop and discover the transformative impact of graphic design on people's lives and perspectives.

The event will comprise of an introductory talk, followed by practical activities. No experience of graphic design is necessary. Suitable for ages 14+.

Image credit: Image created by Pragya Jain using Canva

About the speaker

Pragya Jain is an international student from India pursuing an MSc in Human-Centred Interactive Technologies at the University of York with a Chevening Scholarship funded by the Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office of the UK Government. She has previously studied and worked in graphic design and advertising. Pragya, who herself has a learning problem, collaborated with special schools to develop study materials for dyslexic and autistic children. She aims to bridge the gap between design and technology in her home country for people with disabilities.


University of York

Venue details

  • Wheelchair accessible