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Cheryl Heller on Design with Purpose, Part of the AIGA Creative Impact Series

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.

The V Store: A Unique Pop-Up Store for Women’s Health

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.

Cheryl Heller to Speak on the Built Environment & Public Health at SXgood Hub

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.

Harlem First: Mapping the Health of a Community

Stay tuned for more information and a recap of the Harlem First Symposium.

Posters for Tomorrow Design Competition with Cheryl Heller to Judge

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…

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Cheryl Heller Will Judge the Social Impact Competition at SXSW Eco

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.

Open House 2015

To schedule a DSI tour & interview between 12 - 4pm prior to the Open House Reception, contact Aubrey Hays.

Four Big Ideas that Design for Inclusion, DSI Panel at ABWxD

DSI will once again join the annual Better World by Design Conference, September 25th - 27th in Providence, RI. This year's theme "Access" celebrates and supports design processes and solutions that aim to craft a society that is inclusive.

Cheryl Heller to Speak at the Sex Drugs & Helvetica Conference in Australia

Sex Drugs & Helvetica is a one day conference taking place in both Brisbane on September 4th & Melbourne on September 11th, about design in practice. Described as “industry espionage” and “work experience at six studios in one day”, it’s an exclusive look at the highs, the hurdles and the learning curves behind six internationally-renowned designers.

Cheryl Heller to speak on the role of Design and its Impact on Social Innovation

The Maine Startup & Create Week (MSCW) showcases the vibrant, startup eco-system in Portland, Maine and connects the growing community of people inspired by the entrepreneurial success and potential of the city.

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