Improving the quality of lives through sustainable design exemplifies Niki Dun’s work. Niki designed the bicycle ambulance to transport patients from village to clinic in rural Africa. A 2003 graduate of the Emily Carr Institute of Art + Design, Niki is the active founder of Design for Development, a non-profit organization dedicated to encouraging Canadian designers to use their design skills to address problems in less fortunate areas of the world. Niki’s work has been part of the Massive Change exhibit in Vancouver and Toronto and she has been to the US and Israel to assist others in designing for developing communities.
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