Done right, HCD elevates youth as co-creators of innovative and resonant solutions to their health problems. If not, we enter the murky territory of possibly exposing youth to unnecessary risks. We must commit to integrating ethics into every facet of HCD to protect the dignity and welfare of the young people we work with and for.
Through a transdisciplinary approach, A360 is blazing a path and bringing others along on our journey to steward transformative and girl-centered health breakthroughs.
From Tanzania to Nigeria and Ethiopia, we’re designing differently and relearning what we thought we knew. We’re respecting the intrinsic skills that young people already have and we’re elevating those into our work.
We love this video about the important components of innovation. Where does OK Go come up with ideas like dancing in zero gravity, performing in ultra slow motion or constructing a warehouse-sized Rube Goldberg machine for their music videos? In this TED talk, OK Go's lead singer and director Damian Kulash takes us inside the band's creative process, showing us how to look for wonder and surprise.
Female IN or Fin is a "secret" Facebook group that has recently clocked up over a million members, largely from Nigeria. It is one of Facebook's fastest-growing communities and has become such a phenomenon that recently Mark Zuckerberg met with Fin founder Lola Omolola.