THE STUDIO EXPERIENCE
What if we built and powered a network of public benefit studios in under invested in communities that created, made & invented business models, products and services that make the world work for 100% of humanity, in the shortest possible time, through spontaneous cooperation, without ecological offense or the disadvantage of anyone?
The Designed By Us Studio Experiences are made real by an ecosystem of partners, studios, platforms, programs and curriculum. Each orchestrated to create an immersive, safe space where womxn and girls can obtain critical 21st century S.T.E.A.M.D. skills coupled with sponsorship from distinguished professionals that help them gain employability, financial independence and sponsorship into leadership roles around the world. DesignedByUS.org endeavors to introduce a lateral network of virtual and physical S.T.E.A.M.D. Studio locations in impoverished and underfunded communities across the globe. The S.T.E.A.M.D. virtual and physical studios are architected to offer one-of-a-kind leadership development experiences for womxn and girls.
A network of connected studio locations that act as the built home of the Design Corps members & partners.
North America: New York, New York; San Francisco, California
Africa: Kenya, Kakuma Refugee Camp
Latin America (2021): Argentina, Brazil, Columbia
In 2021 we will launch virtual studios via web, mobile and virtual reality platforms designed to accelerate learning and offer one-of-a-kind S.T.E.A.M.D. leadership development experiences for womxn and girls.
The Designed By Us Studio Programs are public service design and civic technology deployments. Design Corps members to use studio program frameworks to solve systemic problems with in constraints of now. Studio programs promote an agile, interdisciplinary research culture that unites diverse areas of interest, inquiry and problem solving.
Each studio program is designed to grow and evolve out of the Studio as new business models, spinoff companies, as exhibitions, media and performances, as S.T.E.A.M.D. talent transfer to member companies, and, perhaps most importantly, as the basis for continued exploration for others, both within The Studio and all over the world. Studio programs help women and girls take the lead—in their own lives, communities and in the world.
The FutureSkills platform, curriculum and studio masterclasses introduce and encourages people to explore several themes, including, human-computer interaction, visual, voice, gesture and sensory interface coding and design, cloud computing, artificial intelligence and robotics, tangible media, material science and 3D printing, space exploration and Astropreneurship, civic systems, public service and policy, communications, learning, design, and entrepreneurship.
2020 FutureSkills & Studio Masterclasses
+ Bot & Voice Design Masterclass
+ Design Systems Masterclass
+ S.T.E.A.M.D. Thinking Masterclass
+ 101: Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, 3D Printing, Fashion Tech and Virtual Reality.
DESIGN CORPS DEPLOYMENTS
Browse the wide array of studio programs and open source design briefs igniting lateral professional networks and economic empowerment below.
When you make a donation, you are supporting the Studio Programs, Scholarships and The Design Corps, a diverse community of changemakers who deliver design, engineering & creative solutions that make the world work for 100% of humanity.
Design Corps Network
Enlist In The Design Corps
Designer's Code Of Ethics
*Distinguished Designer Program
*Design Apprentice Program
*Open Source Curriculum
*The Design Union
+ Women Who Design
+ Blacks Who Design
+ LatinXs Who Design
+ LGBTQ+ Who Design
+ Filipinos Who Design
+ Indians Who Design
+ Decolonizing Design
+ Design Justice
+ Critical Craft Forum
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