To remain competitive, corporations are looking for innovation and impact in the area of social change as it relates to their businesses.
The non-profit world is seeking new ways to support their constituencies through design strategy. This six-week summer intensive will introduce participants to the growing field of design for social advocacy.
Meet the Instructors
Founder, Pellegrino Collaborative
Andréa Pellegrino is a partner at Worldstudio, a NYC-based marketing and design firm that believes corporations hold the power to make lasting social and environmental change.
Director of Design Studies, Carnegie Mellon University
Director, Master of Arts in Social Design and Center for Design Practice
Mike is founder and director of both the Master of Arts in Social Design, an immersive, project-based program exploring the designer's role and responsibility in society, and Center for Design Practice at MICA.
Graphic Designer, Writer, Educator
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.
John Bruce works at the intersection of strategy, messaging, and design for forward-thinking organizations dedicated to social and environmental justice.
VP Public Affairs, MTV
Jason Rzepka is vice president of public affairs at MTV, the #1 global youth brand. His charge, quite simply, is to use MTV’s superpowers for good. Jason does this by marshaling the network’s forces to engage and activate America’s youth on the biggest challenges facing their generation.
Co-Founder, Social Innovators Collective
Design Historian, Author and Critic
Steven Heller is the co-chair of the MFA Designer as Author program and co-founder of the MFA in Design Criticism, MFA in Interaction Design and MPS Branding programs at the School of Visual Arts, New York. For 33 years he was an art director at the New York Times.