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[ _______________ ] Estuvo Aquí / Was Here

Andrea Archer (2018) A program that applies the social design process to the effort to solve the overwhelming issues of the opioid epidemic in public parks. Estuvo Aquí/Was Here shifts from working on the symptoms of public injection and discarded syringes to the urgent need for supporting health in the most vulnerable populations. Process Paper:…

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Yummy Secret

Jinwei Hu, Lirong Yang (2018) A program that creates closer relationships between local communities and seniors in nursing homes through recipe and memory sharing. Process Paper: (PDF)

YUBIKIRI

by Yuka Uogishi

“YUBIKIRI is a photo contribution site aiming to generate a conversation about sustainable energy.”

You Are Here

by Manolo Ampudia and Emily Herrick

“A facilitation method that develops active citizens — giving young adults in NYC the skills to understand how local government affects the wellbeing of their neighborhoods.”

Works Art Center

Haoshi Jiang (2017)

“A program that helps people with disabilities to master skills that will connect them to jobs.”

Wonder

by Claire Kim

“Wonder is a web app that fuses a work-rest cycle into the daily routines of working professionals so they can achieve positive energy throughout the day.”

Wombologue

by Xintong Liu

“Wombologue is an online achievement platform using illustrations to document forced abortion stories in China.”

WithU

Jiajing Wu (2017)

“A way for young family members to help elderly, chronically ill relatives manage their medications in order to lower their risk of overmedication and drug reactions.”

Wise MD

by Akshata Malhotra

“Wise MD is a fitbit like app to help physicians with real time, automatic and physician specific data, aiming to enable cost conscious, quality care decisions.”

What’s Not To Love?

by Michelle Kwon

“What's Not To Love is an online platform in which young people visit and share their concerns about appearance, expose themselves to new and diverse perspectives of beauty, and connect with people from all around the world.”

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