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Celebrating #DFAlumni

Celebrating #DFAlumni

March 17, 2017

Design for America alumni around the world continue to make impact even after graduation. Tristan Sokol, Allison Chen, and Ahsaan Rizvi have taken initiative to share their knowledge and experiences with the DFA network and beyond. Tristan Sokol, Northwestern ‘13, joined a panel of three other talented innovators to speak to DFAers, alumni, and friends … Read More

DFA Fellowship Applications are NOW OPEN!

DFA Fellowship Applications are NOW OPEN!

March 15, 2017

For the 7th year in a row, we are proud to announce the DFA Fellowship. Fellows are core to the National team and help execute DFA’s mission to train the next generation of social innovators. If you’re a passionate, flexible, and iterative human-centered designer ready to make your mark on a social impact organization, we want … Read More

#DFAintheBay: Designing for Change and Doing Good

#DFAintheBay: Designing for Change and Doing Good

March 7, 2017

How can we design in the face of change and uncertainty? On February 22nd, four talented innovators lent their perspectives on designing for change to 118 DFAlumni, students, and like-minded professionals, uniting the spirit of the DFA network. The first-of-its-kind event focused on the topic of navigating ambiguity in one’s career and personal life. Guests … Read More

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