Design for America’s Fellow, Thea Klein-Mayer, spoke today at TEDx U of Chicago. We are so grateful for her amazing creativity and commitment to the success of the Design for America network.
Congratulations to Design for America’s instructional designer, Daniel Lewis Rees, for receiving Northwestern’s Cognitive Science Fellowship for his research on case-based reasoning and innovation education. I am honored to be co-advising him with Dr. Matt Easterday. The Loft would not be possible without his creativity and hard work.
When we think about social innovation, we tend to focus on the outcomes—assistive technology for the blind, work for the underemployed, housing for the homeless. But it’s people who work day after day to come up with new ideas and realize better solutions to social challenges. What are these changemakers doing on a day-to-day basis, when not receiving MacArthur Genius Grants for their work? And could you be doing the same? Read the article at Forbes.com
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