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Janvi Ghatalia

Mapping Disability with CIDNY

Back in March 2020, DSI students Grace Kwon, Xuan Cheng, Vanessa Yip, and Janvi Ghatalia partnered with CIDNY to workshop the process of improving public transportation services by identifying the needs of those with both visible and invisible disabilities. CIDNY (or the Center for Independence of the Disabled, New York) is a nonprofit organization that…

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Janvi Ghatalia (’21) is Developing New Methods of Communal Grieving in the Age of COVID-19

Rising second year Janvi Ghatalia (‘21) has spent her summer interning with Andrew Freiband at the Artists’ Literacies Institute. Over the past few months, she has been working with ALI on a project in collaboration with the United Nations. In honor of their 75th anniversary, the UN has launched a global dialogue initiative called UN75:…

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Congratulations to our 2021 Alumni Scholarship Award Recipients!

This year, we’re congratulating three of our senior thesis groups for receiving SVA’s annual Alumni Scholarship Award, which has selected 59 students to receive over $40,000 in funding toward their final student projects and portfolios. It is always an honor to have DSI represented in this incredibly talented lineup of students across disciplines. Veda Borgave’s…

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NEXT WEEK: DSI Thesis Show 2021!

Next week, we will be returning in-person to SVA for our live Thesis Show! We’re so proud of the work our students have developed over the course of this uniquely challenging year, and know that their presentations will be extraordinary.  The graduating cohort will be presenting their work at the SVA’s Theatre’s Beatrice Auditorium on…

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The Crossover

The Crossover Janvi Ghatalia & Mahima Jaju The Crossover is an experiential learning program that equips non-disabled film students with tools to identify ableism and write stories that amplify disability.

Janvi Ghatalia

Janvi Ghatalia comes to DSI from Mumbai, India, and has a background in Product Design from MIT Institute of Design. Since her graduation, she has been working on developing integrated workstations for industrial workspaces. Janvi also had the opportunity to work with Memesys Culture Lab on designing a political strategy board game called SHASN. Through DSI,…

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