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! courses explore the many roles creative professionals can play when executing socially-minded work.
Meet the Instructors
Creative Manager at Reboot
Jennifer is the Creative Manager at Reboot, a social impact firm dedicated to inclusive development and accountable governance.
Associate Director, BBA Program, Parsons School of Design Strategies + Senior Strategist, Co-founder, Forward Mapworks
John Bruce is a strategist, experience designer, and filmmaker. His work involves mapping paths and designing experiences for platforms, programs, and engagement.
Eric is the founder of miLES. Started as an online collaboration, Eric has been leading the development of miLES into an innovative practice.
Founder of a social innovation strategy collaborative in New York City
Lina Srivastava is a strategist who combines technology, culture, art, and storytelling for social transformation.
Attorney, Perlman & Perlman
Carly Leinheiser is an attorney with Perlman & Perlman, where she advises nonprofits and social ventures.
Strategic Management & Business Development
Craig Bromberg develops and designs new businesses, innovating new business models, with lean and sustainable customer engagement— and a special interest in content strategy and customer journey design.
Founder, Social Innovators Collective
In 2011 Shana Dressler founded the Social Innovators Collective. The organization’s mission is to train and nurture the next wave of social change leaders so they can demonstrate measurable impact and achieve financial sustainability.
Associate Professor of Design at Parsons The New School For Design
Robert Rabinovitz is a transdisciplinary artist, poet, designer and filmmaker.
Associate Professor of Integrated Design at Parsons The New School for Design
Cynthia Lawson Jaramillo is a Brooklyn-based Colombian artist, technologist and educator. Her artwork, centered around themes of time and transience, has been internationally exhibited and performed, including at The Kitchen and Exit Art (NYC), UCLA Hammer Museum (LA), Point Éphémère (Paris) and the Museums of Modern Art in Bogotá and Medellín(Colombia).
Founder, GALEWiLL Design
Bob McKinnon is Founder and President of GALEWiLL Design, a for-purpose company that designs social change programs, communications, advocacy and action. Here, he has designed programs, message framing, campaign, tools, outreach, public relations, advertising, websites, collateral, events and training—anything that can move the world forward.