Innovation
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June 29, 2022

Designing learning experiences for meaningful impact

With 10-year experience in education in museums, Ayah Younis employs innovative tools and play methods to design learning experiences for children and adults. Ayah shared with me her work using human-centered design to create meaningful experiences in museums as well as in the health centers in Jordan and the region. She emphasized the power of play in reducing boundaries and creating a safe environment. Ayah also highlighted the value of iteration and rapid prototyping in helping create impactful solutions reminding us that human-centered design is a mindset that we need to fully embrace. Last, she invited designers working in international development like her to build relationships and dialogue with all stakeholders.

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Professor Anne-Laure Fayard

Professor Anne-Laure Fayard

Full Professor at Nova SBE and the ERA Chair in Social Innovation

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When innovation goes viral

If necessity is the mother of inventions, it makes sense that contexts of high necessity (such as a pandemic) are also prolific in innovation. We will discuss compelling cases of innovation from different contexts of high necessity, including the ongoing Covid-19 emergency.

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MAZE Impact: 4 years of Social Impact Bonds

Portugal has been leading the way for social innovation worldwide and is now the third country in the world with more Social Impact Bonds. Learn more about this innovative tool that aligns incentives of private investors, social organizations, and public sector entities.

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One year of iRec materialized in 70 tons of beverage packages being recycled

One year has passed since the iRec initiative was implemented. Here you can read the balance of this first year.

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