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DSI Getting Back to Nature with Danielle Skinn’s (‘20) Compostable Pillow Studio

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Ask Me About My Hijab

by Sultana Abbar and Barbara Fang

“Ask Me About My Hijab promotes communication between Muslim women wearing hijabs and non-Muslims, with the goal of increasing understanding and tolerance.”

Barbara Fang

Barbara (Feiyuan) Fang grew up in Shanghai and studied graphic design at Tongji University in Yongqi. She found traditional design too narrow and sought out a mentor, who introduced to Design Harvests, a project that proposed a new sustainable development model for Shanghai. Barbara was encouraged and afterwards volunteered for the 2012 Cumulus -DIH for…

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DSI Open House Webinar 2014

If you missed the 2014 DSI Open House, watch the follow up webinar as Cheryl Heller discusses the program. Current students Rhea Rakshit, Manolo Ampudia, and Barbara Fang also talk about their experiences at DSI so far.

International Students Information Session — 2015

Welcome to our international information session, wherever you are in the world. We have a tradition to post, after our New York reception, an online welcome of sorts to all our international applicants. In this film, you’ll find an overview of the program, and answers to the questions we are most often asked, from our first and second year students.

Learning from Business4Better in Shanghai, China

Last week I traveled to Shanghai to speak at the Business4Better China Summit, sponsored by UBM and chaired by my dear new friend and inimitable connector, Richard Hsu. The gathering, called “100x100”, was a convening of one hundred for profit and one hundred nonprofit businesses that share a common intention, as the mission of Business4Better states, to “help create successful corporate and nonprofit partnerships that have a positive impact on our communities and expand the meaning of being a better business.”

DSI Students’ Game Selected for the Come Out and Play Festival

Originally created for the DSI Games for Change class this past spring, Abba Babba took to the streets for the After Dark evening of game play at the Manhattan Bridge Archway Plaza in Brooklyn. Abba Babba was selected to participate in the Come Out And Play Festival, which took place on July 16th–18th.

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