Cool Class: Systems & Design Thinking for Social Change

A new social entrepreneurship course takes aim at finding lasting solutions to enduring social problems.

Thais Cuachio ’16, brand merchandising manager of ethical fashion retailer Deux Mains, partnered with a group of students to secure certifications. Photo by Scott Cook. Thais Cuachio ’16, brand merchandising manager of ethical fashion retailer Deux Mains, partnered with a group of students to secure certifications. Photo by Scott Cook.

Through role play and games in the classroom as well as partnership with a community partner on a real-world project, students come away from this community engagement course with two toolkits: the skills to analyze complex social challenges and the know-how to build possible solutions to those issues.

Cool Class: Systems & Design Thinking for Social Change