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Who is the “human,” in “human-centered design”? Are we really serving communities in need through voluntourism, or is this a self-indulgent practice? Similarly, are we really serving communities in need through tech/social justice initiatives, or have designers put themselves in the center of “human-centered design”?

The privatization of social justice…


Thrive Foundation is a non-governmental organization that provides preventive mental health education in low-income schools in Chennai. During this semester, our group has been tasked with developing a remote parent well-being program in low-resourced schools in India. …


Source: Unnati Shukla

Stanford d.School’s workshop on Design Thinking is a great exercise in creative problem solving. Design Thinking, also known as Human Centered-Design (HCD), is the practice of empathizing with the user to build creative, intuitive solutions. The right time to use it is when there is a problem that may not…

Unnati Shukla

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