Katherine Boo Delivers

Katherine Boo Delivers

Author and journalist Katherine Boo, who spent a week at the GSD as a 2014 Senior Loeb Scholar along (along with her husband Sunil Khilnani, professor of international politics at King’s College, London), dispensed wisdom earned through her years of fieldwork in slums of the US and India at a lecture last Thursday. Her insights are relevant for designers eager to effect social change: “Empathy is a muscle,” she pointed out.

Read a review of her presentation in the Harvard Gazette.

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