Debera Johnson has been a catalyst for transformative change at Pratt Institute for over 20 years and a lifetime advocate for collaboration. She is the executive director of Pratt’s Center for Sustainable Design Studies (CSDS), a resource center that supports students, educators and researchers. Deb founded and continues to direct the Pratt Design Incubator for Sustainable Innovation whose dual purpose is to support start-up sustainable/social enterprises and engage Pratt alumni, faculty and students in projects that focus on sustainable innovation for industry and the non-profit sector. The CSDS recently launched a new certificate program in Design Entrepreneurship.