CoLab: universities for change

EDER DELGADO // Coordinador de Comunidad y Espacio COLAB // Santiago // July 14th 2017 // I was fortunate to grab a quick meeting with Eder who gave me some more information and some literature on the CoLab, an innovation lab with a relationship to the Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Administrativas at La Pontificia Universidad Católica... Continue Reading →

Minka: Sustainable employment for artisan women

IGNACIA NUÑEZ // Universidad Finis Terrae and Founder of Minka // Santiago // July 12th 2017 // Ignacia is the Director at the Social Innovation for the University of Finis Terrae, and is also the Founder of the Minka, a fashion enterprise that employs and supports vulnerable women. "I love working with people, getting things... Continue Reading →

Diseño del Sur: Looking south for knowledge

ALFREDO GUTIÉRREZ BORRERO // Professor in Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano // Bogotá // 4th July 2017 //  Alfredo works at Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano and is developing a project called Diseño del Sur (design of the south). He has spent the last 5 years trying to build bridges between a northern and southern perspective on design. When... Continue Reading →

Universidad Autonoma: Design students as change-makers

ADRIANA BASTIDAS // Design Teacher in Universidad Autonoma // Bogotá // 3rd July //  Adriana is working on social design programmes inside Universidad Autónomo in Bogotá. This work is done through the RAD (Academic Design Network), the RAD, facilitates a link with two institutions: Prospera Social and Fundación Social. Each semester the students form teams in collaboration with... Continue Reading →

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