SCAD EQ22: EQ in Tomorrow's Built Environment (Opening Keynote)
Hear from design luminary Paula Wallace in her opening keynote showcasing the impact of design.
Paula Wallace, creative entrepreneur and president of SCAD, casts a vision for how designers can create demonstrably more sustainable, inclusive, and joyful environments in a post-pandemic world.
Presented as part of the 2021 ASID Virtual Conference on July 19, 2021.
Paula S. Wallace
President and Founder, Savannah College of Art and Design
2021 ASID Honorary Fellow and 2017 ASID Design Luminary Award Honoree
Paula Wallace founded SCAD in Savannah, Georgia, in 1978. As president, she has led the university’s expansion and pioneered learning across over 100 degree programs. She has overseen SCAD’s rehabilitation of more than 100 historic structures, garnering global acclaim. Under her leadership, SCAD interior design has earned DesignIntelligence’s top ranking an unprecedented 13 times. Wallace is an honorary AIA member, a Senior Fellow of the Design Futures Council, recipient of ASID’s Design Luminary Award, the Arthur Ross Award for Stewardship, the National Trust for Historic Preservation's Louise du Pont Crowninshield Award, the Roger Milliken Honorary AIA Legacy Award, and more.