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DFAlumni Empower Communities Through VFA – And You Can Too!

DFAlumni Empower Communities Through VFA – And You Can Too!

November 15, 2017

Thinking about life after college can be daunting. Luckily, there are many post-grad programs and opportunities that can help bridge the gap between undergraduate studies and the real world. DFAlumni John Wetzel, Sameer Srivastava, and Cassie Coravos (and more) have found great opportunities with Venture for America, a two-year fellowship program with a focus on … Read More

Introducing DFA’s New Program Coordinator – Emily Kolar

Introducing DFA’s New Program Coordinator – Emily Kolar

November 10, 2017

Design for America is excited to welcome a new member to our team: Emily Kolar! Emily is our new Program Coordinator who will shape many of DFA’s services to students, mentors, and alumni, while keeping everyone in the network informed about the latest happenings and events. Emily is an Illinois native who studied Corporate Communication … Read More

DFAers Take London to Learn About Improving Quality of Life

DFAers Take London to Learn About Improving Quality of Life

November 7, 2017

What better way to share how DFA shapes college students into social innovators than by attending Sodexo’s Quality of Life summit in London? Sodexo believes that quality of life is central to a user’s experience in the environments that their company creates. The bi-annual summit held this past October was an international event for people … Read More

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