At Transform 2016 we will engage with the world’s top thinkers to boldly envision a sustainable future for health. We will address the dynamics of social, political, scientific, technological and economic sectors; explore how people make change happen; and examine how leadership, culture and collaboration make it possible.
Visionary designer and social impact innovator, Cheryl Heller, joins us for a discussion about designing a life (and career) with purpose. How can you transition from a life spent brilliantly solving clients’ problems to a successful career designing things that truly matter to you and the world? Come find out where social impact design lives and how to get there. Photos by Monique Duquette.
Don’t miss Maia Kaufman’s thesis pop-up, The V Store, March 11th–13th! It’s a comprehensive, approachable concept store for sexual and reproductive healthcare products, services, and information, staffed with sex educators and medical professionals. Curated products address all women’s needs from menstruation to menopause and beyond.
SXgood Hub is a insightful two day event presented by United Nations Foundation is a creative content venue designed to unite attendees of SXSW Music, Film, and Interactive who are advancing social innovation.
Stay tuned for more information and a recap of the Harlem First Symposium.
Cheryl Heller will be a judge at the SXSW Eco conference's Startup Showcase in Austin Texas on October 5th, 2015. The Showcase is a live pitch competition featuring top early stage companies from around the world. Within the social impact category, 8 startups will present scalable solutions to challenges facing society followed by Q&A sessions with a panel of judges.
To schedule a DSI tour & interview between 12 - 4pm prior to the Open House Reception, contact Aubrey Hays.
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.
Sex Drugs & Helvetica is a one day conference taking place in both Brisbane on September 4th & Melbourne on September 11th, about design in practice. Described as “industry espionage” and “work experience at six studios in one day”, it’s an exclusive look at the highs, the hurdles and the learning curves behind six internationally-renowned designers.
The 2015 SEEED Summit is a two-day national gathering focused on building effective social enterprise ecosystems that drive economic development. Convening social impact trailblazers to share best practice and create new collaborations, the conference is itself a partnership between Social Enterprise Greenhouse, the Social Innovation Initiative at Brown University, Worldways Social Marketing, and the SEEED at Brown student group. Over 750…