Mentor, Project Lead, 2015 Jiang China Design Challenge
Jul, 2015 - Aug, 201514 days
China's first human-centered design bootcamp, an innovative, intensive 2-week competition for social impact design jointly initiated by China Academy of Art and Northwestern University's Segal Design Institute
Led 2 teams of 6 Chinese students each, with focus areas on recycling in China and re-designing public workout spaces for the elderly. Effecitvely taught culturally difficult concepts such as iteration, design research, and prototyping and led students in learning 3-D printing and laser cutting
Placed in the top 15 out of 600+ applicants in Alibaba's Dream Bottle competition for social impact.
Collaborated with fellow mentors and Northwestern Professors to create impactful programming to effectively teach human-centered design concepts, planning and iterating daily to achieve maximum impact on 36 Chinese students of various backgrounds
Organized guest lectures by esteemed Kellogg School of Management Professors and visited IDEO Shanghai, where students held design reviews with IDEO designers.