DFA Alumni Week Featured Story: Andrew Martin

May 26, 2017Alumni, Vanderbilt

All week long we’re welcoming 2017 DFA graduates to the alumni network and celebrating our current DFAlumni! Check back in for daily stories featuring how alumni are applying their DFA skills and experience in their careers. Andrew focuses on collaboration and iteration to ensure creativity in the design process. Check it out: Andrew Martin, DFA Vanderbilt ‘16, is a Product Development Engineer … Read More

DFAlumni Week Featured Story: Emma Townley-Smith

May 25, 2017Alumni, Stanford

All week long we’re welcoming 2017 DFA graduates to the alumni network and celebrating our current DFAlumni! Check back in for daily stories featuring how alumni are applying their DFA skills and experience in their careers. Emma uses empathy to address sensitive topics and focus on user needs. Check it out: Emma Townley-Smith, DFA Stanford ‘16, is an Associate Product Manager at Capital One … Read More

DFAlumni Week Featured Story: Aaron Lewis

May 24, 2017Alumni, Yale

All week long we’re welcoming 2017 DFA graduates to the alumni network and celebrating our current DFAlumni! Check back in for daily stories featuring how alumni are applying their DFA skills and experience in their careers. Aaron uses DFA skills to bring together interdisciplinary ideas and ensure a proper user experience. Check it out: Aaron Lewis, DFA Yale ’16, is an Associate Product Designer … Read More

DFAlumni Week Featured Story: Casondra Peretore

May 23, 2017Alumni, Rice

All week long we’re welcoming 2017 DFA graduates to the alumni network and celebrating our current DFAlumni! Check back in for daily stories featuring how alumni are applying their DFA skills and experience in their careers. Casondra uses innovation and problem solving to bring creativity to her work environment. Check it out: Casondra Peretore, DFA Rice University ‘16, is a Strategy … Read More

DFAlumni Week Featured Story: Ritu Parekh

May 22, 2017Alumni, UC Davis

All week long we’re welcoming 2017 DFA graduates to the alumni network and celebrating our current DFAlumni! Check back in for daily stories featuring how alumni are applying their DFA skills and experience in their careers. We’re kicking off the week with Ritu’s story! Ritu Parekh, DFA UC Davis ’16, works as Mechanical Engineer at MASS Precision.  “I have multiple roles in … Read More

DFAlumni Week 2017!

May 22, 2017Alumni, Ideas, Profiles

This week we are celebrating our incredible DFAlumni network! DFA continues to spread design innovation across the nation, with graduates from 35 schools settling in New York, Chicago, Boston, Los Angeles, the Bay Area, and many other cities. We are proud and excited to welcome 560 graduating DFAers to the alumni network this summer. Follow … Read More

Designing for Food Security

May 12, 2017Education, Health, Sponsors, Testing

42.2 million Americans – 1 in 7 households (13%) – are food insecure. Food insecurity is defined as limited or uncertain access to adequate food. Today, food insecurity in America affects families from all walks of life: 6.3 million children under the age of 10 6.8 million young people age 10-17 13.5 million young adults … Read More