DFA equips students to tackle social challenges through design innovation.
DFA Projects Make Impact
Local projects showcase the DFA network in action. Interdisciplinary teams apply the design process to tackle extraordinary challenges in health, economy, education, and environment. DFA projects fuse collaboration, leadership, and creativity.
Campus studios are the heart of DFA. DFA student-led studios connect local organizations, mentors, and interdisciplinary student teams to practice design innovation and help change their communities for the better.
National Leadership Studio
DFA Leadership Studio is the signature, five-day design sprint and leadership conference designed to prepare the best leaders in our network for the upcoming year.
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National Sponsored Projects
Design for America national partnership projects unite companies and the DFA Network to address timely social innovation initiatives. Corporations connect with smart, self-motivated, well-trained students who in turn gain real-world experience and a glimpse inside a company’s culture and innovation process.