2–5 February 2021


Joyce Yee

Joyce Yee is Associate Professor at the School of Design, Northumbria University, UK. Joyce’s research explores how design is used to support, enable and drive change through the creation of innovative practices in organisations. She co-founded the Designing Social Innovation in Asia-Pacific network (www.desiap.org) in 2015 with Yoko Akama. DESIAP is virtual learning network for social innovation practitioners using design to support their work. She has co-authored books on the future of design practice. Her lastest book, Transformations (2017), documented how design can support culture change and innovation in organisations. Recent research includes an investigation into the societal impact of creative districts in Thailand and the development of an evaluation framework to measure social impact in social innovation programmes.