Vincent Purcell

Vincent Purcell

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Name: Vincent Purcell
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Title: Candidate, MA Social Design
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Vincent Purcell holds a Bachelor of Science in Media Arts and Studies from the University of Kentucky. He is a hacker and a maker, interested in the application of computer science and digital fabrication technology in social change. He has previously worked as a digital media specialist, producing video, writing websites and programming interactive digital environments for a multidisciplinary design team in Kentucky. His thesis research is looking at scalable and viable models for social enterprises that leverage the booming technology industry to empower people living in disadvantaged areas.

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Baltimore BOOM! Academy is a civic engagement academy focusing on underserved demographics in disadvantaged neighborhoods in East Baltimore. We utilize design thinking processes to engage residents in generating social enterprises and other community wealth building strategies.