Archive

What Can a Body Do? How We Meet the Built World

In ten years of doing research and col­lab­o­ra­tions and being men­tored, I’ve learned to see dis­abled peo­ple as doing the most cre­ative work that is also the most urgent work of body meet­ing world. And I think it’s real­ly crit­i­cal to keep both of these things close­ly togeth­er.

p5js Diversity & FLOSS Panel Q&A

Sara Hendren: One proac­tive thing we do with stu­dents at Olin in their first year on team col­lab­o­ra­tive projects is we have them iden­ti­fy and sep­a­rate the team’s goals from their indi­vid­ual learn­ing goals.

Sara Hendren at p5js Diversity

I want to talk about a gen­er­al dis­po­si­tion toward abil­i­ty and dis­abil­i­ty that I try to embody in my own work and the work that I do with stu­dents. That dis­po­si­tion is a kind of pro­duc­tive uncer­tain­ty in engi­neer­ing and design.