Equipping Students to Tackle the World with Sodexo

December 23, 2017Education, Learning, Sponsors

Design for America teaches college students to use design for social good, and Sodexo is a quality of life company that goes beyond food service by innovating to improve the entire university experience. According to a 2011 Study by the Pell Institute, 30% of college freshmen drop out after their first year, and only 11% … Read More

DFAers Take London to Learn About Improving Quality of Life

November 7, 2017Discovery, Learning, Sponsors

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

Leadership Studio 2017 Highlights Urban Accessibility

July 10, 2017Leadership, Learning, Northwestern, Opportunities, Sponsors

Design for America is excited to introduce the 7th annual Leadership Studio! Leadership Studio is the signature, 5-day design sprint and leadership conference designed to prepare innovative student leaders for success in the upcoming year. This year, 100+ students from 35+ universities will come together at Northwestern from August 3-7 to tackle a social challenge … 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