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DSI Miya Osaki, Mari Nakano, and Lee-Sean Huang Participate in the 10th Anniversary Winterhouse Forum

Projects

Flying Solo Salon

Lang Qin (2018) In China, the term “leftover women” is a slur identifying women who have passed the usual age of marriage. Flying Solo Salon is an identity and community building program that helps women challenge the stigma. Process Paper: (PDF)

reFashion

Pratiksha Rathi (2019) An educational program that makes high school students aware of fast fashion waste and inspires them to re-purpose their existing clothing through pop-up schools. Process Paper: (PDF)

Rebite

Zongliang Shang, Phoenix Chen (2018) Helping reduce the half a billion pounds of fruit waste generated annually by restaurants in New York City by training young chefs to become zero-waste chefs who repurpose excess fruit into innovative dishes and beverages. Process Paper: (PDF)

SHE Co-Lab

Umila Singh (2019) A program that creatively aligns the needs of survivors of domestic violence with community resources to generate a network of support. Process Paper: (PDF)

VRbal

Yuka Fukuoka (2018) A step-by-step approach to building confidence and reducing anxiety in people who stutter, particularly in stressful situations, such as job interviews. Process Paper: (PDF)

DogGone.Fun

Yun Ang Tsai (2019) A community helping dogs go into forever loving homes from shelters by telling real stories of the rescue world in a new and engaging experience. Process Paper: (PDF)

Canversation

Chuyao Geng, Ishita Jain (2018) More than 7,000 “local recyclers” divert recyclables from the landfills, but their contribution is not known. Canversation provides an interactive stage and behind-the-scenes understanding that changes the way New Yorkers see their lives and contributions. Process Paper: (PDF)

Condoms 101 Project

Yuwen Wang, Xujun Wang (2019) A new conversation of condom-use for gay men in Beijing colleges that will overcome the current stigma and encourage safety. Process Paper: (PDF)

Headway: A Survivors’ Guide To Survivorship

Stephen Morrison, Hrudaya Veena Yanamandala (2018) A real-time survivor’s guide to support for cancer survivors, Headway connects survivors to each other, and to caring experts who can give them what they need to thrive. Process Paper: (PDF)

See Your Superpower

Wenqi Zheng (2019) Providing visually impaired teenagers with a stage to build their confidence, from pretend to reality. Process Paper: (PDF)

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