This summer, Moving Mountains hosted its first summer camp, two weeks of nature exploration and sustainable living lessons at Roger Williams Park in Providence. For the urban high school students who participated in camp, it was an introduction to spending time outside as well as an opportunity to make friends and grow leadership skills. And for Co-Founders and Social Innovation Fellows Jared Rothenberg ’15 and Ivy Sokol ’15.5, this outdoor education adventure was just the beginning.
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.
September 9, 2014
August 26, 2014One Student's Exploration of Human-Centered Design on Two Campuses
For Allison Wong ’15, being a Brown/RISD dual degree student means thinking a lot about social change - in very creative ways. During her four years in Providence, Allison has explored what she calls “design-based approaches to social innovation,” combining the best of her knowledge and experience from both schools to make serious community impact.
August 20, 2014
August 10, 2014
August 7, 2014Pro-Athletes and Kids Team Up Against Cancer
July 31, 2014How Nineteen Students Turned Providence Into Their Classroom