Judd will speak about ” her work as a social justice humanitarian, environmentalist, and political activist” on May 15.
By Madeleine D’Angelo
The American Institute of Architects has announced a second keynote speaker for its 2020 Conference on Architecture. The Golden Globe and Emmy-nominated actress Ashley Judd will take the stage on Friday, May 15. During her keynote, 99% Invisible podcast creator Roman Mars will interview Judd in a conversation focusing on her work as a “social justice humanitarian, environmentalist, and political activist,” according tothe event’s website.
Judd has worked with global NGOs since 2004. She is currently the Global Goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Population Fund. She also serves as the leader in practice at the Women and Public Policy Program at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government in Cambridge, Mass., the global ambassador for Population Services International and the Washington, D.C.–based nonprofit Polaris Project. Judd is a founding member of Time’s Up, a movement against sexual harassment.
The following is a description from AIA detailing Virgil Abloh as the keynote speaker for its 2020 Conference on Architecture in Los Angeles on Thursday, May 14.
You may know Virgil Abloh as the current artistic director for Louis Vuitton’s menswear collections. Or for his much-anticipated Ikea collaboration, called MARKERAD, released through the brand’s international stores last November. Or for his 2019 “Figures of Speech” exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. And these are only a few highlights from his critically-acclaimed career.
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