Alisa Wolfson
Department of Design
Leo Burnett, Chicago

First-ever White Pencil from D&AD Awards

Best in Show at One Show Design

Alisa Wolfson is the EVP Head of Design at Leo Burnett, Chicago. She founded and currently oversees the agency's Department of Design. In the last five years, she has grown the team from four to twenty designers. She has been an advocate for collaboration and design excellence within the agency and community.

In 2012 she received the inaugural D&AD White Pencil for her work on Recipeace, a social movement that brings people of conflict together over food. Recipeace also won Best in Show at One Show Design along with the first-ever Gold Pencil awarded to Design for the Greater Good. She has been named one of 30 "Women to Watch" by Ad Age magazine and recognized as "Fresh Talent" by the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) Chicago. Her work has been acknowledged by D&AD, The One Show, The Clio's, Cannes Lions, The Type Directors Club and Communication Arts.

When not at work, Alisa is an active part of the Chicago design and cultural scene. She is the President of the AIGA Chicago and the Design Director at Lampo, a nonprofit organization that presents experimental sound art. Alisa is also a mentor, volunteer, lecturer and mom.

Nick Asbury
Annie Atkins
Spencer Charles
Craig Dykers
John Ryan
Kelly Thorn
Alisa Wolfson
Oskar Zieta

Thursday, October 15, 2015

08:30 AM - Registration
09:30 AM - Opening Remarks
09:45 AM - Presentations
12:00 PM - Lunch (on your own)
01:45 PM - Presentations
04:45 PM - Closing Remarks

Harrison Auditorium
Penn Museum
University of Pennsylvania
3260 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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$250 - General Admission
$150 - w/Discount Code
$125 - Student/Faculty*
$75 - w/Discount Code

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Society of Design