DSI Where They Are Now: A Look at Our Alums

DSI / Social Design

MFA Design for
Social Innovation

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Naomi Weinstein

speakers: Naomi Weinstein
titles: VP, Innovations Institute for Community Living (ICL)
date: January 24, 2018
subject: Behavioral health care in NYC today: one agency's experience

Jennifer Gootman

speakers: Jennifer Gootman
titles: Vice President, Social Consciousness & Innovation West Elm
date: January 17, 2018
subject: West Elm Design To Impact

Elísabet Gunnarsdótti, Gudrún Hallgrims-dóttir

Welcome and Introductions: Cheryl Heller, Chair, MFA Design for Social Innovation
Presentation: Pamela Hogan, Director, "The Long Friday"
Discussion: Elísabet Gunnarsdótti, Gudrún Hallgrims-dóttir, Caroline McAndrews, Audience
date: ‘January 10, 2018’
subject: ‘The Long Friday’ - A feature documentary-in-progress

Atif Bostik

speakers: Atif Bostik
titles: Executive Director, Uplift Solutions
date: December 06, 2017
subject: History of Uplift Solutions

Giorgia Lupi

speakers: Giorgia Lupi
titles: Partner and Design Director, Accurat
date: November 21, 2017
subject: Data Visualization

Tracy Johnson

speakers: Tracy Johnson
titles: Senior Program Officer, User Experience & Innovation, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
date: November 15, 2017
subject: Integrated Delivery

Amanda Kizer

speakers: Amanda Kizer
titles: Manager, GIIRS Impact Rating program; B Lab
date: November 1, 2017
subject: GIIRS Impact Rating program

Nathaniel Raymond

speaker: Nathaniel Raymond
title: Director of the Signal Program at Harvard Humanitarian Initiative
date: October 18, 2017
subject: Data As People: Information, Rights, and the Future of Human Freedom

Jessica Ladd

speakers: Jessica Ladd
titles: Founder, Sexual Health Innovations and The Social Innovation Lab
date: November 1, 2017
subject: Project Callisto-college sexual assault reporting system

Neill Coleman

speaker: Neill Coleman
title: Principal, Mission Magnified Consulting
date: October 11, 2017
subject: Leveraging Influence: How Communications Can Magnify Your Impact

136 W 21st St,
5th Fl.
New York, NY 10011
(212) 592–2205