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Antonio García
is a design leader, illustrator, podcaster, educator, and VP of Diversity & Inclusion for AIGA Chicago. He is currently on a year-long creative sabbatical.

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Antonio García
is VP of Diversity & Inclusion for AIGA Chicago and was most recently Group Experience Director at Rightpoint. Prior to joining Rightpoint’s design leadership team, he helped launch Northern Lab, Northern Trust’s internal innovation accelerator. Before the Lab he led gravitytank’s interaction design discipline and social innovation practice. Leading into innovation consulting, Antonio was Director of Strategy for Firebelly Design.

Antonio teaches Visual Storytelling and Communication Design at Northwestern University’s Segal Design Institute and previously taught Customer Discovery as part of University of Chicago’s Polsky Center Entrepreneurship Essentials.

A frequent contributor to community conversations on the topics of diversity, culture and creativity, Antonio believes design’s sole function is to cause change.

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