Prof. Mugendi M’Rithaa is an industrial designer, educator and researcher at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT). He holds postgraduate qualifications in Industrial Design, Higher Education and Training, as well as Universal Design. He is passionate about various expressions of socially (responsive and) responsible design, including Design for Sustainability; Participatory Design; and Universal Design. He has a special interest in design for development on the African continent and is associated with a number of international networks focusing on design within industrially developing/majority world contexts.
Technology tools and applications, Societal implications, Equity, Envisioning the future