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This summer, PepsiCo Nutrition Ventures is partnering with AIGA and local chapters to host three Design for Good Summits, bringing together design professionals and civic leaders to develop innovative solutions to community-specific problems related to dietary guidance and lifestyle management.
The design summits, taking place in New York City, Seattle, and Birmingham over August and September, are an exploration of ways for chapters to organize designers and community leaders in a joint effort to support social change on a local level as part of AIGA's broader Design for Good initiative a movement to ignite, accelerate and amplify design-driven social change. These invitation-only summits are modeled on the 2011 Alabama Design Summit and 2009 Aspen Design Summit, which brought designers, issue experts
and community leaders together for an intensive workshop to design solutions to problems
that challenge the quality of life. Stay tuned for reports on the outcomes of each summit that will be published here later this fall!
Want to learn more about how you can design for good? Visit the Design for Good section for ideas, or contact your local chapter to find out about upcoming Design for Good activities in your area.
PepsiCo Nutrition Ventures develops new solutions that target the special nutritional needs of individuals with diverse health and nutrition challenges.
Looking for additional ways to design for good? This list of organizations and programs is a great place to start. There are many more opportunities out there—so if you know of a resource we should add here let us know!
Design for Good
In this talk from the 2011 “Pivot: AIGA Design Conference,” Dondeena Bradley, PepsiCo's vice president of global design and development for nutrition ventures, discusses how PepsiCo has worked to expand its network of innovation partners to help develop integrative solutions for addressing global nutrition and health concerns.
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In the current moment of economic uncertainty, we are all taking stock and once again turning to innovation as the silver bullet that will guide us forward. Yet in the eyes of many leaders, innovation seems tightly coupled with science, technology, engineering and math—the STEM subjects. Maeda posits that we need to add STEAM to STEM by adding art.
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