What we're about

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.

Past events (81)

4th Annual Holiday Party!

Bond Bar

JAMstack: Conf in San Francisco Oct 29-30

JW Marriot San Francisco Union Square

UX Happy Hour

Old Devil Moon

Co-Working Day

The Crepe House

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