Workshop: Entrepreneurial Design Accelerator

Thursday / September 26 / 8:00 AM

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Date & Time

Thursday, September 26

8:00am - 10:00am



1301 K St NW, Washington, DC 20005


Applications are closed. Accepted participants will be notified individually.

You’ve put your nights, weekends, sweat, and tears into a passion project that helps underserved communities. How do you set it up for success in the real world?

Bring your in-progress projects to the Entrepreneurial Design Accelerator, where Elite Truong, deputy editor of strategic initiatives at The Washington Post, will help you clarify the intended audience and business purpose of your idea, give feedback on usability, and provide advice on how to move forward with your idea in the market. All this in 90-minutes — what better way to start your day?

YOU MUST APPLY TO BE A PART OF THIS WORKSHOP. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. If you are selected, a ticket for $15 will be released to you at the email address you provide. You will have 24 hours to claim your ticket before it is released to the next applicant. Spots are limited! Accepted participants will be notified no later than September 20th.

Venue Sponsor: Mindspace

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Elite Truong

Deputy editor, Strategic Initiatives, Washington Post

Elite Truong is the deputy editor for strategic initiatives at The Washington Post, where she leads experimental storytelling projects working with The Post’s journalism, technology and advertising teams. Prior to The Post, Elite led product strategy and development for off-platform storytelling at Vox Media and authored a column on media innovation for Poynter. In her free time, she’s teaching herself to ride motorcycles, fly drones, and pan-fry the perfect dumpling.


About DC Design Week

Built by 100% volunteer power, DC Design Week is an annual celebration of this community, hosted by AIGA DC. AIGA Member On-Sale begins 9/5 at 10:00am and the General Public On-Sale begins 9/10 at 10:00am. 100% of the proceeds from DCDW events go toward future AIGA DC programming and the Design Continuum Fund (DCF) scholarship fund. We believe in fostering the next generation of designers through helping local design-minded and underrepresented students as they pursue their education.

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