10/5/2022 DSI: Brand at a Glance


Bill Browning

speaker: Bill Browning
title: Founder, Terrapin
date: Fall 2013
subject: Designing built environments that make nature and humans resilient.

David Fenton

speaker: David Fenton
title: Founder and CEO, Fenton Communications
date: April 29, 2015
subject: A Communications Plan for Climate Change

Leetha Filderman

speaker: Leetha Filderman
title: President and COO, PopTech
date: April 1, 2015
subject: When I Grow Up I Want to Save the World

Yolanda Kakabadse

speaker: Yolanda Kakabadse
title: Minister of Environment for the Government of Ecuador; President, World Wildlife Fund
date: Spring 2013
subject: The state of conservation and the Earth.

Amy Larkin

speaker: Amy Larkin
title: Founder, Nature Means Business; Vice Chair, World Economic Forum's Global Agenda on Climate Change
date: February 4, 2015
subject: The harmonization of the rules of business with the laws of Nature.

I Was a Futurist, Until I Realized There May Not Be a Future

The clock has run out on the climate change debate. It's time for predictions to give way to radical action.

An Introduction to the World of Wearable Technologies, and How to Build Impactful Prototypes

The 3 day Wearable Technologies workshop with Despina Papadopoulos and Benedetta Piantella Simeonides challenged DSI students to ideate and construct technology for service or solution. Everyone learned the value of quick deadlines, rapid prototyping, and team collaboration.

Wearable Environments: State of Affairs and How to Build Projects for Impact

Benedetta Piantella Simeonides and Despina Papadopoulos will run a 3 part for workshop for DSI students, introducing them to the world of wearable technologies and the opportunities in applying them to the social innovation sphere.

Debika Shome

speaker: Debika Shome
title: Deputy Director, Harmony Institute
date: January 16, 2013
subject: The Psychology of Climate Change Communication

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