Making Things Work for People
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 13, 2015A Search for Identity across the Pacific
August 7, 2015
July 21, 2015Taking Cultural Community Beyond Campus
July 3, 2015
June 17, 2015
May 29, 201511 Students Dive into a Summer of Social Innovation
What happens when the story you've been telling yourself about the future is replaced by the story of what actually will be?
Every summer, a group of students experience this shift as they launch ideas into the world with the Social Innovation Fellowship. This year's 11 Fellows from Brown and RISD will work full-time on their social ventures in 6 different countries, deeply immersing themselves in the opportunity to learn, take risks, and make change in the world.
As they set out for the summmer with hopes and plans of what their stories will be, we grabbed a moment with each of them to see where they're starting. Take a look.