Beyond the Sunlab
MED International is a nonprofit organization that works to maximize healthcare potential in developing countries by building on what resource-poor hospitals already have lots of: broken medical equipment. Offering inventory management software and short engineering courses, the MED International team has worked primarily in Zanzibar to date. Founder Jayson Marwaha ’14 speaks about translating technological skills into meaningful overseas impact.
August 27, 2015
August 18, 2015
August 13, 2015A Search for Identity across the Pacific
August 11, 2015
Austin is a 2015 Social Innovation Fellow. He has developed Rhymes with Reason, an interactive platform that teaches academic vocabulary to inner city students using hiphop lyrics. This summer, he is piloting Rhymes with Reason in Inglewood, CA, San Diego, CA, and Detroit, MI.
August 9, 2015An Appetizer for My Cultural Cookbook
Mina is a Brown-RISD Social Innovation Fellow. She has traveled to her hometown in Iran to write a cultural cookbook. The book, expanding upon Iranian recipes to address larger issues of food culture, economics, history, and family life, will introduce Iranian society American readers through little-told personal stories.
August 7, 2015