Advancing Our Industry: The Power of Creative & Cultural Diversity

Katrina Lenzly / King Cooley


By 2021, every design agency has promoted “transparency” at one point or another. But who’s truly allowed to show up as their whole selves at work? In this thought-provoking presentation, rapper-art-director-advocate, Katrina Lenzly, a.k.a King Cooley, shares her unique experience navigating the professional world of Design. As a Black multi-hyphenate creative, Cooley explores how we limit ourselves by compartmentalizing our passions and discusses ways we can advance the Graphic Arts Industry through vulnerability and community support.