Thursday Nov 2nd

Innovation, Impact & Design Thinking for Social Good
The Village

There’s a big opportunity for the social sector—non-profits, social enterprises, and foundations—to benefit from design-led problem solving, and ensuring risk-taking, creativity, and innovation are being applied to improve the lives of the world’s most vulnerable communities.

Human-centered design, which is the backbone of’s work, is a creative approach to problem solving that starts with the people you’re designing for and ends with new solutions that are tailor made to suit their needs.

In a panel moderated by’s Managing Director and Co-Lead, Shalu Umapathy, you’ll hear about the importance of using design research, prototyping, and constant iteration in order to arrive at solutions that are both impactful and sustainable for the social sector.