DSI Reflecting on Summer 2022’s Community Design for Leaders Course

Gina Kim

Putting It All on the Table

The New York Times

From Illustrator to Product Designer for the US Digital Services

Gina Kim entered DSI with a degree in illustration and an interest in psychology. When she left, she was helping U.S. veterans get the benefits they deserve. She wanted to push her own boundaries in graduate school; to do big things. Today, Gina works for US Digital Services, an agency within the VA. Her work…

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Gina Kim, ’15, Earns DCFemTech Award

On May 7, Gina Kim earned a DCFemTech award for her design work. Gina has worked for U.S. Digital Services as a product designer for about two and a half years. She redesigns services to make them more accessible to veterans, helping them learn to trust the government.

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.


by Gina Kim

“Creating a game-based facilitation tool to help tweens with high functioning autism advance in social competency.”

Gina Kim, ’15, Entered DSI as an Illustrator, Left Helping U.S. Vets Get the Benefits They Deserve

Gina became interested in social justice through her original interest in art therapy, where she used her drawing skills to make connections with the people she helped. At the time, she didn’t know there was such a thing as design for social innovation, then she saw the DSI website. That’s when she knew she wanted to…

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Gina Kim

Gina Kim is a multidisciplinary artist born and raised in New York. Whilst receiving her BFA in Illustration at Syracuse University, she studied child development, anxiety disorders, and personality psychology. She also studied painting and sculpture in Florence, Italy. After graduation, Gina worked at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, where she contributed to the redesign of…

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The Transformative Power of Trans-Media Storytelling

As a part of a series of workshops introduced into the curriculum for first year students at DSI this semester, students had the pleasure of working with Lina Srivastava, Co-Founder of Regarding Humanity, on the role and impact of trans-media storytelling in Design for Social Innovation.

Life After DSI: ALUMS Driving Change

We’re delighted to share news of three DSI alums from the class of ’15 who join a growing community of DSI alumni driving positive change through social innovation design.

Laura Kadumus, Meghan Lazier, and Gina Kim

DSI Global Guest Lecture Series speakers: Laura Kadumus, Meghan Lazier, and Gina Kim titles: Digital Service Expert at the United States Digital Service USDS; Product Designer (UX/UI/PM) at the Federal Reserve Board; Digital Service Expert at the USDS. date: February 28, 2018 subject: How an MFA from Design for Social Innovation at SVA prepares you…

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