Engineering Social Justice

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Engineering Social Justice

Donna Riley, Associate Professor of Engineering
Traditionally, engineers have been trained to be “value neutral,” focusing on solving the problem at hand without always considering the social and moral consequences of their work. Donna Riley argues that, with a shift in priorities to emphasize helping people over earning profits, engineers can strive to achieve not only efficient solutions but a more just society as well.

Part of the Scholars in Studio video series