Unpacking the role of design in scaling global health solutions
Futuring is the critical ingredient for strategy in today’s world.
Spaces and places that make us feel safe, loved, and celebrated.
Three principles for shifting power in design research engagements and co-design sessions.
A human perspective on exploring the potential of gender x design.
Building a childcare system that works for all takes a lot of brave, radical, and committed people.
Democratizing design deliverables is the new pink.
An ode to community, co-design, and Sharon Louise Pinkston.
Paving pathways to equity.
How narratives can open up new ways of seeing and doing
How might we create solutions that address people’s overlapping identities?
Celebrating 10 Years of Impact at IDEO.org
CEO Jocelyn Wyatt reflects on valuable lessons she learned on the job.
If you could design it, what would child care look like in the year 2030?
On codesigning with young women and girls
Reflecting on the role beauty can play when democratized and wielded for good.
An open letter to fellow creatives
What does health equity mean to you?
Designing for customization, decentralization, and ownership.
How to support women in design well beyond Women’s History Month
Boosting womens’ power by meeting them when their power is most in flux.
Reshaping our priorities, culture, and definitions in order to grow.
Reminiscing on moments of community in the past year in honor of our 9th birthday.
Celebrating the impact of problem solvers who have harnessed the power of Design Kit's tools
The conditions and culture that cultivate trust, collaboration, and bold decision within teams
A book about creating reproductive health services tailored to adolescent girls
A list of my all-time favorite design books
Designing to increase women's voice, influence, and control over money
The five key moments in a girl’s journey towards contraception
A shout out to some of the women we’ve had the honor of working with at IDEO.org
Changing the mythology around puberty
What I’ve learned as an interaction designer at IDEO.org
How empathy for some users translates into efficiency for others
Design principles when developing educational programs in refugee contexts.
Modern design, the birth of the social sector, and where we go from here.
Building humanitarian services that thrive and adapt
Breaking down bias through play
A designer’s guide to embracing ambiguity
On our fifth birthday, we share a quintet of inspirational moments from the first five years of IDEO.org
If you’re looking to throw your hat in for one of our open positions in New York, Nairobi, or San Francisco, read this.
An interview with a Diva educating Zambian girls about contraception
Jocelyn Wyatt speaks on designing through taboo at the 2016 Emerge: Consumer Financial Health Forum
Photographer Chris Michel on visiting and documenting Asili in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Creating responsive solutions inspired by teens' real lives.
Why opening the velvet curtain and shining a light on the design process makes for better work
Some thoughts on the first day of field research from John Collery, a business designer at IDEO.org
Everything you need to understand the people you're designing for, prototype your ideas, and arrive at more creative solutions
A deep dive into why low-cost sensors can help low-income farmers
Why international development should appeal to higher-order desires
How a new perspective on an ancient occupation could give farmers a leg up
What IDEO.org's Executive Director Jocelyn Wyatt learned from Acumen's CEO Jacqueline Novogratz
Business designer John Collery reflects not just on what sensors might do for farmers, but the stuff of farming itself
CGAP and IDEO.org take a long hard look at bringing human-centered design to digital financial services
Over two billion people have no access to financial tools—design can help
It hasn't always gone right—here's what we've learned along the way
Designing support for prospective mothers in Addis Ababa
After four years, 64 projects, and countless prototypes, we sat down and wrote our first impact report