Designathon4SI* Call for Participants–Apply by August 8

Are you a leader working to change the world through business?  Please join us September 16-17 at the world’s first Designathon for Corporate Social Responsibility (think hackathon with design).  You, and hopefully a colleague or two, will be mentored by the faculty of the ground-breaking MFA in Design for Social Innovation program at SVA, guided through a design process customized for you, and provided with the tools you’ll need to continue on a path to success.

Space is extremely limited: we are only accepting ten teams, so please sign up now. Applications are due by 8 PM on Monday, August 8. If you are selected to participate, we will send you event details and request payment prior to the Designathon.

Event Details


Friday, September 16th, 6:30-9 PM: opening dinner and event kickoff

Saturday, September 17th, 10 AM-5 PM: Designathon 6-9 PM: presentation of ideas (open to guests and the public)

Location: 136 W. 21st Street

Fee: $100 for the general participants; $75 for paid Net Impact members: (due upon acceptance into the program)


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* Designathon4SI is a collaboration between Net Impact and DSI

Design for Social Innovation at SVA is a new MFA Program improving the impact of social innovation through design, and preparing the next design leaders in social innovation for businesses and communities.

Net Impact is an international nonprofit organization with a mission to inspire, educate, and equip individuals to use the power of business to create a more socially and environmentally sustainable world.