Announcing Summer Internships with DFA!

January 26, 2017DFA Behind the Scenes, Opportunities

DFA is excited to announce that applications for Summer 2017 internship positions at DFA National are now open! The future will be built by leaders that use empathetic understanding and bold action. We are seeking three exceptional DFAers to help execute Design for America’s vision with our award winning design, leadership, and social impact trainings. … Read More

DFA and Medline Partner to Innovate Independent Mobility for Older Adults

January 18, 2017Health, Leadership, Opportunities, Presentation, Prototype

Design for America partnered to tackle mobility problems among older adults with Medline Industries, the largest privately owned medical manufacturing company in the US. Excited about the social innovations they could design for the elderly community, DFA teams from across the country gathered at Medline Headquarters in Northfield, IL to present solutions that tackle mobility … Read More

DFA Partners with the James Dyson Foundation!

May 6, 2015Implement, Opportunities

We are excited to announce our new partnership with the James Dyson Foundation! About the Dyson Foundation (JDF)  JDF wants to inspire the next generation of designers and engineers.  Aligning with DFA’s mission and values, they encourage young people to try new things, learn through building and solve big problems.

General Assembly Gives DFA GA Front Row!

March 9, 2015Learning, Opportunities

DFA has a new partnership!   General Assembly, a worldwide institution that seeks to educate and empower individuals who are pursuing work in technology, business and design, has joined the DFA community! All registered students within DFA will receive a free 6 month membership to GA Front Row! This is almost a $300 value!!! As a … Read More

DFA Alum Helps Set DFA’s Strategy

January 7, 2015Leadership, Learning, Opportunities

Sara Mesing, co-founder of DFA Case Western| CIA,  is part of the Business Development team at XPLANE. She introduces new clients to XPLANE and acts as an advocate and liaison throughout the duration of client engagements. She got connected to XPLANE through a friend at DFA’s  Leadership Studio back in 2012. Thanks to Sara’s efforts, … Read More

Adobe Sponsors DFA!

December 1, 2013Development, DFA Behind the Scenes, Opportunities

DFA is proud to announce a new sponsorship from Adobe, giving all 400 DFAers a FREE Adobe Creative Cloud account for the year. This is over a $150k value! DFA is excited about this new partnership to equip all of its members with the skills and tools to bring their ideas to life and make an … Read More