The United National International School hosted its 20th annual UN Student Conference on Human Rights on Jan. 18 and 19. In part because of the “Say No More” game she helped develop at DSI, Robin Newman, ’15, was selected as a keynote speaker who conducted a workshop for this year’s conference. Her talk focused on applying…
Sappi Fine Paper North America’s Ideas that Matter program is aimed at helping designers create and implement print projects for charitable causes. Since 1999, the program has funded over 500 nonprofit projects, contributing more than $12.5 million to causes that use design as a positive force in society. The program is open to North American…
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 Robin Newman
“Caravan is a website for homeless LGBTQ youth ages 16-24 to find, review and share information on shelters, anonymously.”
A game for middle school girls in the United States which helps them understand and create healthy relationship boundaries.
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.
One of our favorite conferences of the year is always this one, created by students of RISD and Brown in Providence, Rhode Island. This year ABWxD focused on celebrating and supporting design processes and solutions that support a society that is inclusive.
Robin Newman has spent much of her professional life working in communities across Canada, Guatemala, India, and Israel. In her most recent work, at Operation Groundswell, she led teams of youth through Guatemala to explore local issues of privilege, poverty, social disparity, and environmental devastation. During her time in India, Robin led focus groups in…