Sara Dean is an architect and designer in the Bay Area. Her work investigates opportunities for digital technologies to engage cities toward greater equity and adaptability, under the dual threat of climate change and capitalism. This includes works engaging disaster response, digital activism, mapping, and the future of our cities. Her work has been internationally exhibited, including recently at Shenzhen Biennale, Ars Electronica, and Dutch Design Week. She is an advocate for open-source systems of knowledge.