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Celebrating 70 Years of Innovation at UNICEF through Design

Celebrating 70 Years of Innovation at UNICEF through Design

By Mari Nakano, Design & Interaction Lead, UNICEF Office of Innovation Design has always played its part in supporting the work of UNICEF since its founding after World War II in 1946. The sale of UNICEF’s endearing postcards and greeting cards has been a key source of fundraising for decades, so […]

RIT’s Center for MAGIC develops new initiative to encourage student  humanitarian work through technology

RIT’s Center for MAGIC develops new initiative to encourage student humanitarian work through technology

Projects underway include building websites for UNICEF and printing prosthetic limbs As part of a unique and unprecedented concept, Rochester Institute of Technology students are using their expertise in free and open-source software (FOSS) and technologies to benefit humanitarian efforts around the globe. A groundbreaking FOSS initiative called LibreCorps—launched by […]

When Passion Meets Design: My Path Toward Design for Social Change

Originally published on http://www.designmattersatartcenter.org/, February 2015 In the following blog post, Mari Nakano (Grad Media Design ‘09) speaks on the impact of designers in social change based on her experiences as an Art Center student, Designmatters Fellow and Visual Design Lead for the UNICEF Innovation Unit. Mari has been a designer  […]