Community / Individual

Margaret Conway - Convergence Design Labs

Margaret is an educator whose passion is collaborating to create engaging, participatory learning experiences. In her role as Program Manager for Convergence Design Lab, Margaret manages and delivers a portfolio of projects that connect to the guiding principles of the School of Media Arts at Columbia College Chicago, and ensures the sustainability of its initiatives in civic and participatory media, information design, and community engagement. Margaret leads professional development sessions, collaborates with teachers on incorporating digital media into the classroom, and designs participatory curricula for youth and educators. She applies human centered experience design to all of her work and possesses a theoretical background in connected learning, curriculum design, evaluation/assessment, professional development, and participatory media. A Chicago native, Margaret holds a B.A. in Social Science and Spanish from the University of Michigan and an M.A. in Educational Theatre from NYU.