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Impact Design

Impact Design

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Become an Impact Design Fellow

Join a cohort of young leaders in the impact design space. You'll attend our conference to receive training in a range of design and leadership skills, found chapters, and lead projects that leverage design and technology for impact throughout the year. Learn more and apply here.

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Design matters in creating solutions and is a growing part of impact. Engineers, designers, strategists, and more are collaborating through design thinking and human-centered design imagine change and bring it to life. The Impact Design Program is an opportunity for students and young professionals to use their design and technology skills for impact while building their resumes and getting interdisciplinary collaboration experience that prepares them for the real world.

Plan an interdisciplinary activity for your chapter

Find inspiration in the list below or from last year's chapters. Don't have a chapter? Start one!

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Host a Design Sprint

Using this toolkit.

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Learn from leaders

Attend the annual Net Impact Conference this year and engage in our Design Innovation track, which features thought leaders and experts in the field.

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Interdisciplinary Chapters

Arts Center College of Design

UC Berkeley Socially Engaged Engineers

UC Berkeley Haas School of Business

UC Berkeley Undergraduate

California College of the Arts

California Polytechnic University SLO

University of Michigan Ross School of Business

New York Professional

Northwestern University Kellogg Graduate School of Management

Olin College of Engineering

Presidio Graduate School

Pratt Institute

Rhode Island School of Design

University of San Francisco School of Management

San Francisco State University College of Business

Savannah College of Art and Design

Seattle Professional

Villanova University College of Engineering

University of Southern California Marshall School of Business

University of Waterloo