Tool: Encore

Finding Harmony In Our Different Interests

The Challenge: Designers do not consider interests and identities outside of their own, only considering the largest target user group resulting in the unintended harm and exclusion of underrepresented communities.

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What is the activity? Worksheet


What is the Tenet? Interest Convergence


How many people? Band (multiple)


How long does it take? 1 hour each

When should we use this tool in the design process?

The place for this is before and after the interview process


What is this Equity Beat?

Prompts designers to incorporate and value diverse perspectives in their design process. Fosters an understanding that the interests of underrepresented communities are only likely to be realized when they align with the interests of those in power.

Why should we use it?