Learn the basics of human centered design, a collaborative problem-solving method that prioritizes people’s lived experiences. Bringing users into the discovery phase and design of a project fosters more innovative solutions. Starting with understandings gathered through empathy, this workshop introduces hands-on techniques, such as rapid prototyping, and emphasizes how to creatively reframe problems.
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This workshop is part of the CrossDisciplinary Social Innovation Workshop Series, which builds awareness of social innovation and related practices for direct application in capstone research projects or co-curricular projects. Whether your capstone or side project is service oriented or designed to solve real-world problems, these sessions are meant to train, support and inspire citizen leaders and innovators. Workshop participants are exposed to various social innovation funding opportunities available at GW through the Honey W. Nashman Center and the Office of Sustainability, as well as through innovation competitions worldwide. Other workshops in this Fall 2019 series are Changemaker 101, Social Innovation Fireside Chats, Storytelling 101.
All sessions will be first-come, first served and are free to GW students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Attendance requires no reservation.