Press Releases and Articles about MFA Design for Social Innovation

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Press Releases and Articles about MFA Design for Social Innovation

General press releases and articles regarding happenings in the DSI program.

MFA Design for Social Innovation at the School of Visual Arts in New York is the first MFA program at the intersection of design, social innovation and enterprises.

This two year program is for people who want to become leaders of change in business, the non-profit world, communities or government.



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DSI Alum Meghan Lazier Wants to get NYC’S Accessible Transit up to Speed
Despite federal laws mandating accessibility, city life can be difficult for people with disabilities. The rules aren't always enforced, and come with their own problems. For example, in New York City, the ...
Jun 5, 2015 3:20 PM ET
DSI Alum Tiffany Gaines on CNN Money
Since graduating from DSI last spring, Tiffany B. Gaines has been busy building her thesis project into a thriving start-up. Tiffany developed Lovability, a line of discreet, beautifully packed condoms, to encourage women to take charge of their sexual health.  After raising $...
Feb 17, 2015 9:00 AM ET
Supercharging Supply Chains: How Local Orbit is Changing the Face of Local Food
Do you ever wonder why local food tends to cost more even though the distance it has to travel is so much less than the global industrial system? Erika Block of Local Orbit – a one-stop shop for ecommerce and business...
Feb 22, 2013 12:00 PM ET
A Game Aims to Draw Attention to Women's Issues
[From The New York Times, February 17th, 2013] Social cause gaming, or the use of games to promote awareness of societal problems, has been growing since pioneer online projects like Food Force, the United Nations World Food Program’s 2005 game about confronting famine, and Darfur Is Dying, MTV’s 2006 offering in which players navigate the terrors of a Sudanese refugee camp....
Feb 19, 2013 12:00 PM ET