When riding your bike has the power to change lives.

Justin Ahrens shares with us his story of raising money in order to supply hundreds of thousands of people with the ability to obtain safe, clean drinking water, all by riding his bicycle. CreativeMornings/Chicago is hosted & organized by Jen Marquez Ginn and coordinated by Marlene Paez. Video by Alejandro Moore and Chris Mendoza. Follow along with us at @Chicago_CM!

About the speaker

For over 17 years, Justin Ahrens has led his creative firm, Rule29, in its commitment to “Making Creative Matter®” through great design and by helping others think differently about the world around them. With a collaborative approach to both strategy and design, Rule29’s culture is just as important as the work it creates; the firm is involved in many social causes, including substantial work in Africa.

Rule29 has been recognized by major competitions and publications, including AIGA where he currently serves as a National Board Member, Communication Arts, Graphis, HOW, Print, The Webby Awards, and many more. Ahrens has been a consistent voice for the design and business community in areas around Design for Good and work/life balance, which he has spoken about at the AIGA Design Conference, Design Thinkers, Adobe Max, Brand New, and HOW, and has written about in his book, Life Kerning™: Creative Ways to Fine Tune Your Perspective on Career and Life.

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