Emma Segal

Creative Director & Sustainability Designer
Disrupt Design & The Unschool

DAY 2 | 3 JULY

FINDING YOUR PLACE (CHANGE MAKER)

Where to focus your efforts

  • Cognitive Science

  • Learn how the brain works and how our minds organise information

  • Understand where to focus your efforts as a changemaker

  • Know where to intervene

  • The intersections of behaviour, bias, attitudes, and social structures

What you can gain:

  • Contextualise cognitive science methods in digital campaigning/changemaking

  • Learn where you can best focus your efforts

Creative change-maker Emma Segal brings over two decades of experience designing and producing local and international manufactured consumer goods. She also specialises in graphic design and illustration, specifically around demonstrating, clarifying and communicating complex social and environmental concepts for broader understanding and use.


Emma has a wealth of experience in sustainability, design and systems change that she brings to our dynamic creative approach to challenging the status quo by design.

With formal training in international relations, design and illustration, along with a Masters degree in changing the way designers create products, she has a deep breadth of work from creating multi-million dollar programs for multi-national organisations to bootstrapped entrepreneurs.


Emma’s experience as a creative director includes designing and producing consumer products and apparel, large scale fashion shoots, communication and ad campaigns, leading factory production trips in locations such as India, Thailand and China, as well as designing for change-making projects to support the growth of the circular economy at all levels.

Emma also works extensively in all aspects of education, including facilitating programs around the world as an UnSchool Educator in sustainability, design and systems thinking, as well as independently running international workshops in sustainable design and social impact communications.


Emma’s award winning work has been seen in Harrods, Nordstrom, Barneys, Fred Segal, Galeries Lafayette, movies, TV shows, magazines, stadiums and on celebrities, been included in books on systems change, featured by the Smithsonian, included in academic textbooks, global social media activation campaigns, government projects and embedded into educational systems around the world for both corporate and large NGOs such as the United Nations and Oxfam.

Creative change-maker Emma Segal brings over two decades of experience designing and producing local and international manufactured consumer goods. She also specialises in graphic design and illustration, specifically around demonstrating, clarifying and communicating complex social and environmental concepts for broader understanding and use.


Emma has a wealth of experience in sustainability, design and systems change that she brings to our dynamic creative approach to challenging the status quo by design.

With formal training in international relations, design and illustration, along with a Masters degree in changing the way designers create products, she has a deep breadth of work from creating multi-million dollar programs for multi-national organisations to bootstrapped entrepreneurs.


Emma’s experience as a creative director includes designing and producing consumer products and apparel, large scale fashion shoots, communication and ad campaigns, leading factory production trips in locations such as India, Thailand and China, as well as designing for change-making projects to support the growth of the circular economy at all levels.

Emma also works extensively in all aspects of education, including facilitating programs around the world as an UnSchool Educator in sustainability, design and systems thinking, as well as independently running international workshops in sustainable design and social impact communications.


Emma’s award winning work has been seen in Harrods, Nordstrom, Barneys, Fred Segal, Galeries Lafayette, movies, TV shows, magazines, stadiums and on celebrities, been included in books on systems change, featured by the Smithsonian, included in academic textbooks, global social media activation campaigns, government projects and embedded into educational systems around the world for both corporate and large NGOs such as the United Nations and Oxfam.

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