Design innovation is a powerful process for non-profits to incubate and implement meaningful projects to serve communities. Social consciousness is an effective and competitive position for all types of businesses.
Impact! Design for Social Change is a six-week summer intensive studio experience exploring the many roles creative professionals can play when executing socially-minded work.
Meet the Instructors
Coordinator of Communications and New Media Advocacy, LatinoJustice PRLDEF
Jazmin Chavez is the Coordinator of Communications and New Media Advocacy at LatinoJustice PRLDEF.
Senior VP, Echoing Green
Lara Galinsky is an author, speaker, expert on working on purpose, and senior vice president of Echoing Green, a groundbreaking nonprofit organization with the mission to unleash next generation talent to solve the world’s biggest problems.
Founder, pulpa + moitié-moitié
Tania Jiménez is an independent art director, researcher and social entrepreneur based in Montreal.
Founder, futureflair + Executive Director, desigNYC
A design writer, curator and strategist, Wolff is desigNYC’s executive director, a nonprofit whose mission is to improve the lives of New Yorkers through the power of good design.
Founding Director, Green Map System
Wendy E. Brawer has been the Founding Director of Green Map System since 1995. She is an eco-designer and social innovator focused on sustainable community development through local leadership.
Founder, Tomorrow Lab
Theodore Ullrich is the founder of Tomorrow Lab in 2010, a hardware research, design and engineering consultancy based in New York City.
Founder, CEO + Editor-in-Chief, Narratively
Noah Rosenberg is the founder, CEO and editor-in-chief of Narratively, a platform devoted to original, in-depth and untold stories, that was named one of TIME's "50 Best Websites of 2013."
Executive Director, Public Policy Lab + Mauldin Content
As executive director of the Public Policy Lab, Chelsea works with public agencies to identify service-design challenges, then assembles teams that translate complex policy considerations into pragmatic, replicable solutions.
Founder, Social Innovators Collective
Shana is the founder of the Social Innovators Collective. The organization’s mission is to train and nurture the next wave of social change leaders so that they can demonstrate both measurable impact and achieve financially sustainability.
Partner, Core77 + Chair, MFA Products of Design
Allan Chochinov is the Chair and co-founder of the SVA MFA in Products of Design Program. He is also a partner of Core77, a New York-based design network serving a global community of designers and design enthusiasts.
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