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Diversity in Design

Experts in the fields of art and design discuss the latest innovations in inclusive design with a focus on disability at this panel on UN Day for Persons with Disabilities.

What to expect

This panel will explore recent work in art and design that foregrounds inclusive practice. Innovative approaches across the fields of art, architecture, fashion, dance and product design will be discussed with a specific focus on disability. During the panel we will hear from experts who have placed the individual needs of the user at the centre of their practice. Utilizing a need for inclusive design as a catalyst for creativity, panellists have made concrete contributions to diverse areas of art and design.

This panel marks the International Day for Persons with Disabilities.

Booking information

Adult: Free
Student/concession: Free
Members: Free

Book online below, telephone our Bookings Team on +44 (0)20 3862 5937, or email


Rashmi Becker

Rashmi Becker is the founder of inclusive dance company Step Change Studios, established to address the gap in participation opportunities for disabled people. She is a Board Director of Sport England.


Dr Jos Boys

Dr Jos Boys is co-founder of The DisOrdinary Architecture Project with disabled artist Zoe Partington, a platform led by disabled artists to find creative ways of doing dis/ability access and inclusion differently in architecture.

Jessica Ryan Ndegwa

Jessica is the founder of Design for Disability, a start-up that places working with people with disabilities at the core of its practice in a collaborative field.

Natasha Trotman

Natasha Trotman is a designer and researcher whose work focuses on neurodiversity, experience interventions and design as a conduit for new conversations and approaches around mental difference, working with neurodiverse communities and people with varied abilities.

Lottie Jackson

Lottie Jackson is a journalist, researcher and diversity activist. Her writing has been published by The Sunday Times, The Guardian, The Telegraph, Elle,, ES Magazine and Grazia. She has also launched her own site which is her vision for a new style of fashion media defined by positivity and inclusivity.


Romano Solano

Romano has appeared on the shows Switzerland’s Got Talent and Got To Dance Germany. He recently performed as part of Step Change Studios' inclusive dance production 'Fairy Tales' at Sadler's Wells in London, and performed with the company in the United States.