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Founder & Chief Disrupter, Unschoolhttp://www.zwc.ca/speakers/Leyla AcarogluFounder & Chief Disrupter, Unschool<div class="ExternalClassC71C845D9D77462E85AD8E24C4DAC24C"><p>Design disruptor, creative boundary pusher, and cultural provocateur, Dr. Leyla Acaroglu (A-jar-a-loo) embodies the innovation that instigates positive environmental and social change. </p><p>A designer, social scientist, and sustainability expert, Leyla is internationally recognized as a leading force in the movement for design being used as effective catalyst for positive social and environmental change. She is the developer of the Disruptive Design Method and founder of the award-winning experimental educational initiative The UnSchool of Disruptive Design. </p><p>Leyla was awarded 2016 Champion of the Earth by the United Nations Environment Programme, and is an internationally respected keynote speaker and trusted expert, having led thousands of hours of workshops, lectures, activations, and educational experiences around the world. Leyla was a visiting scholar at NYU and an Innovator in Residence at the Center for Social Innovation NYC. She was also an invited Artist in Residence with Autodesk and managed the development of ‘Greenfly,' one of the first online life cycle assessment tools for designers. Leyla is regularly invited to provide her professional opinions on radio and TV, having been a regular judge on the ABC TV show The New Inventors, along with a host of international programs. <a href="https://zwcblog.org/2018/07/24/designer-and-disruptor-dr-leyla-acaroglu-confirmed-for-zwc18/" target="_blank">Find out more by visiting our ZWC Blog</a></p></div>http://www.zwc.ca/speakers/SpeakerPhotos2018/LeylaAcaroglu.jpg, Leyla AcarogluGP0|#22951f52-27ea-48bb-a275-f220ba6c8c92;L0|#022951f52-27ea-48bb-a275-f220ba6c8c92|Leyla Acaroglu;GTSet|#c31bcefc-bba8-4775-8a91-82f54b19d6e1;GPP|#2cc199a1-d60b-4e96-a498-1af734dde9a6