Are you passionate about community, innovation, and social impact? Launch a DFA studio!
Excite and activate an interdisciplinary community of students, community partners, and mentors
Learn and apply the DFA design innovation process on a local project
Strategize for long-term sustainability
“DFA is exactly the opportunity I was looking for in college: I get to work with other enthusiastic students on a project that creates real impact.”Ian Dwyer, Aerospace Engineering + Computational Engineering, DFA Notre Dame
“Many people can benefit from it – from startup culture, UX design, social entrepreneurship, mechanical engineering – starting DFA was a unique opportunity to connect with people in all those spaces.”Sara Yang, Business Administration & International Relations, DFA USC
“I learned so much about human-centered design methods, and also how to manage a project and get people together – that’s what I’m doing for my job right now!”Selina Tedesco, Product Design & Business Management, DFA Rensselaer