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Hauenstein Center Wheelhouse Talk - Yang Kim

Yang Kim

Yang Kim

Date and Time

Wednesday, October 10, 2012
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM


  • Urban Institute for Contemporary Art, 2 West Fulton Street, Grand Rapids MI 49503


Yang Kim, an executive at local firm Peopledesign and celebrated graphic designer, will be the next speaker at the 2012-13 Wheelhouse Talks, a leadership- and experience-based lecture series hosted by Grand Valley State Universitys Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies. Kim will speak to Hauenstein Center Cook Leadership Academy fellows and the general public about her life experience and philosophy on leadership. Yang Kim Wheelhouse Talk Wednesday, October 10 12:30-1:30 p.m. Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) 2 West Fulton Street, Grand Rapids RSVP requested at Kim is the creative director at Peopledesign in Grand Rapids, and works with a high-profile list of clients including Amway, Herman Miller and Steelcase. She has done work with the Grand Rapids Art Museum, UICA, and ArtPrize, and is the co-author of Brand Identity Essentials, a book about brand and graphic identity. Educated at Carnegie Mellon University and the Harvard Business School, Kim is also a contributor to RockPaperInk, Rebrand, Core77, and DesignEnvy. Kim is the second speaker in the series, and will be followed by:  Frederick Antczak, dean of Grand Valleys College of Liberal Arts and Studies (11-7-12)  Kerri Reinbold, owner and founder of Funky Buddha Yoga Hothouse (1-16-13)  Troy Evans, transformational pastor and founder of The Edge Urban Fellowship (2-13-13)  Leann Arkema, CEO of Gildas Club Grand Rapids (3-27-13) All Wheelhouse Talks are free and open to the public.



Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies, (616) 331-2770



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