An open letter to fellow creatives
Reflecting on the role beauty can play when democratized and wielded for good.
Designing for customization, decentralization, and ownership.
How to support women in design well beyond Women’s History Month
Boosting womens’ power by meeting them when their power is most in flux.
Reshaping our priorities, culture, and definitions in order to grow.
Reminiscing on moments of community in the past year in honor of our 9th birthday.
Celebrating the impact of problem solvers who have harnessed the power of Design Kit's tools
The conditions and culture that cultivate trust, collaboration, and bold decision within teams
A book about creating reproductive health services tailored to adolescent girls
A list of my all-time favorite design books
Designing to increase women’s voice, influence, and control of money.
The five key moments in a girl’s journey towards contraception
A shout out to some of the women we’ve had the honor of working with at IDEO.org
Changing the mythology around puberty
What I’ve learned as an interaction designer at IDEO.org
How empathy for some users translates into efficiency for others
A personal point of view from a design researcher at IDEO.org
Modern design, the birth of the social sector, and where we go from here.
Building humanitarian services that thrive and adapt
Breaking down bias through play
Design principles when developing educational programs in refugee contexts.
A designer’s guide to embracing ambiguity
If you’re looking to throw your hat in for one of our open positions in New York, Nairobi, or San Francisco, read this.
An interview with a Diva educating Zambian girls about contraception
IDEO's Designs On challenge is a speculative design exercise to imagine solutions to big, complex questions such as Citizenship.
To have the greatest possible impact through design, IDEO.org is investing in four programmatic areas
Jocelyn Wyatt speaks on designing through taboo at the 2016 Emerge: Consumer Financial Health Forum
On our fifth birthday, we share a quintet of inspirational moments from the first five years of IDEO.org
Why storytelling is essential to people, partners, and possibility
A Business Designer's take on impactful partnerships
Some thoughts on the first day of field research from John Collery, a business designer at IDEO.org
Everything you need to understand the people you're designing for, prototype your ideas, and arrive at more creative solutions
Why opening the velvet curtain and shining a light on the design process makes for better work
Creating responsive solutions inspired by teens' real lives.
A deep dive into why low-cost sensors can help low-income farmers
Reflections on World Refugee Day from Amplify Program Director Shauna Carey
Why international development should appeal to higher-order desires
Put one idea out and people will say they love it. Put out multiple, and get richer insights from the comparison. https://t.co/N5EqkXQVxf
by IDEO.org January 2016
How a new perspective on an ancient occupation could give farmers a leg up
What IDEO.org's Executive Director Jocelyn Wyatt learned from Acumen's CEO Jacqueline Novogratz
Business designer John Collery reflects not just on what sensors might do for farmers, but the stuff of farming itself
Photographer Chris Michel on visiting and documenting Asili in the Democratic Republic of Congo
CGAP and IDEO.org take a long hard look at bringing human-centered design to digital financial services
Over two billion people have no access to financial tools—design can help
What does @patricemrtn listen to for a creative boost? Designers' mixtapes @invisionapp https://t.co/iUn3HLlv6S
by IDEO.org November 2015
It hasn't always gone right—here's what we've learned along the way
Designing support for prospective mothers in Addis Ababa
After four years, 64 projects, and countless prototypes, we sat down and wrote our first impact report
"One of our values is optimism, believing there are solutions to difficult challenges." @jocelynw in @whartonknows https://t.co/SSEhH7KG1O
by IDEO.org March 2016
“In our world of complex problems, solutions hide within what makes us human”- @IDEOorg’s #changemaker @patricemrtn at #IDSASeattle15
by IDEO.org August 2015