Diana Varma

Making Friends with Failure

Type Design
Date Thu. 4th
13:00 → 13:30
Location John W. H. Bassett Theatre
Diana Varma

Speaker

Diana Varma (RGD) is a Toronto-based award-winning lecturer by day, and an avid podcaster by night.

She teaches within the School of Graphic Communications Management (GCM), as well as the Master of Digital Media (MDM) program at Toronto Metropolitan University and the Bachelor of Brand Design program at George Brown College where she helps students connect their technical left brains, creative right brains, and entrepreneurial hearts for fulfilling careers in creative industries.

 

Diana is also an advocate for living your most confidently creative life, having recently produced a course for Domestika on the topic. Diana has 150+ published articles in Graphic Arts Magazine, as well as through the Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD) and she firmly believes that more problems should be solved by 'lip syncing for your life’.

Diana Varma

About The Talk

Making Friends with Failure

Fear of failure too often robs the world of incredible creativity. Design educator, Diana Varma, firmly believes that while failure may choose to walk alongside us during our creative lives, we are not failure. Once we’ve established a healthy boundary with failure, we can then welcome it with open arms, inviting it to play.

 

In this interactive talk, Diana will lead you through her two-step process for making friends with failure that may change your creative process (or at least tickle your funny bone).

Our
speakers

  • Pablo Stanley
  • Brent David Freaney
  • Travis Neilson
  • Hilary Hayes
  • Nicolas Brassard-Ferron
  • Femke van Schoonhoven
  • Vitaly Friedman
  • Diana Varma
  • Josh Kirk
  • Franco Arza
  • Isabel Moranta
  • Filippo Cipriani
  • Adriano Esteves
  • Claudio Guglieri
  • Victor Costa
  • Jonathan Morin
(+30)
Pablo Stanley

Pablo Stanley

Co-Fouder & CEO Bueno MEX
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Brent David Freaney

Brent David Freaney

Studio Principal & Owner Special Offer USA
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Travis Neilson

Travis Neilson

Design Leader YouTube Music USA
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Hilary Hayes

Hilary Hayes

Conversation & Experience Designer Independent USA
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Nicolas Brassard-Ferron

Nicolas Brassard-Ferron

CTO Deux Huit Huit CAN
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Femke van Schoonhoven

Femke van Schoonhoven

Senior Product Designer Gusto CAN
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