Adriana Valdez Young

Head of Community

Adriana leads the community building and learning efforts at 3×3. She brings more than a decade of experience teaching design research and leading projects that focus on centering the voices and lived experiences of marginalized peoples and communities. Adriana is currently on the teaching faculty in the graduate program for interaction design at the School of Visual Arts and she previously served as an assistant professor at the Parsons School of Design graduate program in strategic design and management. She holds a BA in history from Brown University and an MSc in city design and social science from the London School of Economics.

Join 3x3 for our summer training series 💙
  • Centering equity from the start — Thursday, July 22 at 12 p.m. ET
  • Transformative impact evaluation and storytelling — Friday, July 23 at 12 p.m ET
  • Inclusive facilitation fundamentals — 5 Fridays, August 6 through September 3