Tania Anaissie is the Founder and CEO at Beytna Design, an equity design studio supporting social sector leaders to translate their equity values into action. She is a Founding Creator of Liberatory Design, a new practice of human-centered design that drives innovation towards liberation. In this episode, Tania shares why the way to break the status quo is by slowing down and being intentional. Plus the ways we can allow ourselves time and a safe space to do it. Urgency is not our ally here!
(02:01) - Who is Tania Anaissie? Her background in design thinking and how Beytna’s liberatory thinking works in the nonprofit space.
(07:01) - Creating a safe space to fail: How to test for a growing and constantly evolving environment.
(10:31) - Slow down and be intentional: Some tools to reflect on our intentions and observe potential biases outside the status quo.
(18:17) - The core of true co-design and co-ownership: How nonprofit space needs a shift in their mindset to create beneficial programs and partnerships.
(25:14) - Making space to challenge the status quo: Where to get the time and energy to change our programming.
(30:57) - The healthy boundaries in helping: How to work on the nonprofit space and not making it a self-righteous and painful journey.
(38:04) - We can work on this together!: How we can face the unknown in our way to breaking the status quo.