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1/21//22 Spring 2022 Fast Track Students Announced!

Projects

The Sonic Library

by Katja Frederiksen

“Creating sonic memories for people with dementia and their caregivers to achieve communication.”

The Slow Hands Lab

Jiayi Dong (2019) A program to help Su Embroidery artists increase their economic opportunities and have their value acknowledged by pairing them in collaboration with New York-based contemporary designers. Process Paper: (PDF)

The Silent Author

by Wei Zheng

“The Silent Author’s mission is to give high school students in China a voice, and improve their well being by making parents, teachers and policy makers aware of their despair.”

The Offline Social Club

Rachel Cho (2019) By promoting self-discovery through creative self-care, the Offline Social Club creates guilt-free opportunities for moms of children living with chronic illness to decompress and give back to their community. Process Paper: (PDF)

The Missing Ingredient

The Missing Ingredient Nidhi Desai “The Missing Ingredient” is a community space to support the work of New York Common Pantry. It aims to educate, persuade and facilitate conversations which are moderated by nutrition educators about local, seasonal and traditional foods with parents/caregivers to bring nutrition security for them and their families in order to…

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The MakeGuffin Project

Nicholas Chan, Maria Alejandra Sandoval (2018) A relating-by-making environment for and by individuals on the Autism spectrum that enables individuals to bond and develop informal support systems as they share a common goal around a passion project. Process Paper: (PDF)

The Lovability Project

by Tiffany Gaines

“How redesigning women’s relationship with condoms can empower them to take responsibility for their sexual health.”

The Lone eSportsman

Jisheng Chen (2019) To tackle gaming toxicity and create a safer and more inclusive online environment, Jisheng Chen co-designed with NYC’s gaming community a social role playing game that encourages conversation, builds safe boundaries and cultivates sportsmanship within eSports communities. Process Paper: (PDF)

The Halal Girls

by Haya Shaath

“The Halal Girls is a support network to ease the transition for Saudi women returning home after studying abroad.”

The Good Guides

by Pragya Mishra and Swar Raisinghani

“We are providing the necessary guidance and support for patients who have to wait for prolonged hours to receive treatment in public hospitals in India.”

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