Dawn Danby has spent 14 years working across disciplines in sustainable design. Her projects have ranged from a tree-covered pedestrian bridge on the US-Canada border to closed-loop manufacturing strategies and furniture design.
As Sr. Sustainable Design Program Manager at Autodesk, Dawn leads a sustainability education initiative, including the Sustainability Workshop, providing free resources online to teach young engineers, designers, and architects the principles and practice of sustainable design.
Dawn co-authored the bestselling sustainability book Worldchanging: A User’s Guide to the 21st Century. She has given dozens of talks around the world, spoke at TEDGlobal in 2005, and was recognized by Fast Company in 2009 as one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business, and is a board member at Catapult Design. She has an industrial design degree from the Rhode Island School of Design and an MBA in Sustainable Business from the Bainbridge Graduate Institute.
Dawn teaches the Sustainability Studio in CCA's Design Strategy MBA.
Adjunct Professor, Design MBA