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Youth Design Thinking Workshops

Youth Design Thinking Workshops

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Date
2019
Role
Facilitator
Tools
Post-its, Sharpies
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start with why
"As a seasoned designer, I want to expose more youth the possibilities of a career in design."
Problem

Hypothesis.

If we teach problem solving earlier students will be better equipped to deal with day-to-day challenges.

Strategy

Goal.
Facilitate Design Thinking workshops for youth so they:

  • are enable them to view difficult situations from an optimistic mindset.
  • develop/increase creative confidence.
  • are equipped them with brainstorming techniques.
  • are encouraged individual thinking within groups
  • learn the importance of empathy
client since
2019
location
various
industry
various
Projects Completed
4

design thinking / creative confidence / collaboration / brainstorming methods / innovation

Results

Results.

  • Where multiple student groups worked the same problem, each group followed the process yet came up with different, viable solutions. 
  • Following my workshops each student can speak to the value of the design thinking at the end of the session.
  • At an event where students rotated various workshops, my design thinking workshop won the highest scores in post even survey results
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