Redefining Our Mission:

D4i is a student-led startup that brings more real-world problem solving to K-12 education so that students are empowered to be changemakers in their communities, and community and industry partners can collaborate with schools on real projects. 

Timeline 2017-2018
  • 6 Senior Leads worked with Nadine Rijkhoff from Breaker on strategy development.

  • D4i has recruited new students and has grown to 20 members. The full team is testing D4i as a capacity builder for design thinking within Avenues.

  • With the support of WFUNA, we will continue our partnership with students from Korea and China by hosting a DC in January.

  • D4i Global will be launched by 4 Leads and several full team members at SXSWedu in March and by another 2 Leads who will head to Avenues: São Paolo.

  • Our full team will host our 2nd Design Conference at Avenues during our Fifth Term.

Full Team Design Challenge: Redesigning the Backpack
Our senior leads facilitated a design challenge with the other members of D4i to introduce the new members to design thinking. Click here for the design challenge template we used from Stanford Design School!