Una Lee is a graphic designer, facilitator, and design theorist working in social justice. She uses collaborative and community centered design processes to draw on the brilliance, wisdom, and creativity of communities affected by urgent social issues. The tools and images that have been cocreated through these processes have contributed to substantial changes in legislation and policy, rallied international support, received coverage from major media outlets in Canada, the US, and Mexico, as well as garnered numerous awards. Una splits her time between Toronto and rural Vermont.
Lupe is an Argentinean graphic designer, researcher and design thinker at the service of social justice initiatives. Interested in questions of power, identity and politics, she is an advocate for collaborative, critical design as an avenue for social change. Lupe holds a BFA from Concordia University (Double Major in Design and Philosophy), and a Permaculture Design Certificate. Residing in Tiohtiá:ke/Montreal, she is currently back at Concordia pursuing a Master of Design. Lupe daydreams of futures of liberation while filling notebooks with poems and drinking mate pretty much all day long.
Sylver is a graphic designer based in Toronto, Canada. She uses design to communicate the possibilities for improvement in today’s society. Sylver's approach is working collaboratively to effectively convey stories. In her free time, you can also find her cooking with her collective Kasama, a diverse group of individuals that's goal is to build an inclusive culinary community through Filipino food.
Lara is interested in how graphic design can have a social impact and support positive change in the world and is happy to be part of the collaborative, inventive work of And Also Too. Her previous work experience at a community art organization, literacy programs, women’s shelters and organic farming informs her design practice.
Zahra Agjee is a Visual Artist whose work deals with issues of identity, representation, and the self. Agjee currently coordinates and facilitates The Truth & Dare Project, an arts-based workshop series for young Muslim women and other youth art programs in the Greater Toronto Area. She is committed to using the visual arts as a tool of empowerment in all of her work.