On the evening of Friday, October 14th, we’ll hold our sixth open house. It’s the best opportunity to meet our current students, faculty, and alums all at once, hear about the program first hand and experience the energy of DSI (we can get a bit noisy when we’re all together). Mark your calendar, we’ll be sending…
On January 23-24, 2017, DSI and its partner Worldstudio will host the first annual Measured Symposium at the SVA Beatrice Theater, and launch an ongoing effort to quantify design’s effectiveness as a methodology for social change. We’ll have much more information to follow, but please read more below, save the date and sign up here to receive updates.
At Transform 2016 we will engage with the world’s top thinkers to boldly envision a sustainable future for health. We will address the dynamics of social, political, scientific, technological and economic sectors; explore how people make change happen; and examine how leadership, culture and collaboration make it possible.
TEDxFargo 2016 will accelerate the community, moving Fargo forward faster. Through a day of speakers including Cheryl Heller, ideas, experiences and connections will activate Fargo in new innovative ways.
Visionary designer and social impact innovator, Cheryl Heller, joins us for a discussion about designing a life (and career) with purpose. How can you transition from a life spent brilliantly solving clients’ problems to a successful career designing things that truly matter to you and the world? Come find out where social impact design lives and how to get there. Photos by Monique Duquette.
Don’t miss Maia Kaufman’s thesis pop-up, The V Store, March 11th–13th! It’s a comprehensive, approachable concept store for sexual and reproductive healthcare products, services, and information, staffed with sex educators and medical professionals. Curated products address all women’s needs from menstruation to menopause and beyond.
SXgood Hub is a insightful two day event presented by United Nations Foundation is a creative content venue designed to unite attendees of SXSW Music, Film, and Interactive who are advancing social innovation.
Stay tuned for more information and a recap of the Harlem First Symposium.
Cheryl Heller will join a team of jurors on October 9th, at the Poster for tomorrow international poster competition in Paris France. Reviewing 400 global submissions, this years theme “Open Up! Universal Access to Healthcare Now!” is the 7th annual design competition is organized by 4tomorrow. The completion aims to promote graphic design as a tool for social…
Cheryl Heller will be a judge at the SXSW Eco conference's Startup Showcase in Austin Texas on October 5th, 2015. The Showcase is a live pitch competition featuring top early stage companies from around the world. Within the social impact category, 8 startups will present scalable solutions to challenges facing society followed by Q&A sessions with a panel of judges.