The Center for Social Design hosted the third annual Social Design Exchange on April 23rd, an interactive evening to share the process, learnings, and insights from the MASD'18 cohort's thesis work with an audience of over 100 in MICA's BBOX. The event featured brief videos and TEDTalk-style presentations by each of the MASD'18 students on a variety of issues and social problems:
Hannah Shaw: How might we promote a culture that supports and elevates the mental well-being of students?
Kim Schulke: How might we connect people in Baltimore by transforming public space?
Ashley Eberhart: How might we act collaboratively to transform human error into human opportunity?
Franki Abraham: How might we revamp the admissions process to make higher education more accessible?
Christina Yoo: How might we ensure safety and justice for survivors of sexual violence in Baltimore?
Valeria Fuentes: How might we embed civic action into the college student experience?
Kate McGrain: How might we promote safe drinking water as a priority in all Baltimore City Public Schools?
Steffanie Espat: How might we transform campus food waste into local food equity?
Mengru Liao: How might we rethink treatment for adolescent drug use that prioritizes respect?
MaeAnna Hassell: How might we establish equity when allocating early childhood education funding in Maryland?
Special thanks to Julia Golonka for the filming and editing of this video.