SFUXD empowers changemakers through global design.
We are an interdisciplinary community that believes becoming a changemaker is a case of learning and doing. We encourage lateral thinking, creativity, and human-centered design as a driver for enriching the human experience and contributing towards global innovation.
SFUXD supports learning and doing with our various events and programs:
Open Sprint - Community powered projects in collaboration with participating non-profits and organizations.
Exhibits - Creating a space to support artists, designers, design students, startups, and organizations through experiential and educational exhibits, showcases, and popups.
Professional Development - Supporting professional designers through our:
-- Collection of resources, tools, and literature
-- Talks and panels focused on professional development
-- Community-led professional network via Slack and other social media sites
-- Job board
-- Co-working sessions
-- Networking Events
Workshops - Three hour workshops exercising and developing design thinking on personal and professional levels. Examples include our Design Jam, Empathy and Understanding your Users, Methods in Collaboration, and Creativity in the Workplace.
Designing for: - Our series of talks and panels discussing design thinking and global problems sectioned by industry.
The industries we delve into are: Education, Health & Wellness, Finance, Travel & Automotive, Enterprise, Media & Entertainment, Technology, Social Impact, Energy, Environment, Government, Consumer Products, and Services.
Interested in volunteering with us? Become an organizer - network and connect with companies, create awesome events, and be part of the design community and our growing organization!
In this informal meeting we will:
-- Discuss our organization's mission, goals, and tasks for the upcoming year.
-- Brainstorm topics and events you might want to see in the future and/or work on.