iFp Saturdays Kicks Off at MIT

iFp Saturdays Kicks Off at MIT

Many arrived wondering exactly what their parents had signed them up for.  Others who had participated in our programming in the past knew that whatever was in store would be interesting.  How could it not be?  We were at one of the most amazing places on the planet,...
Cultivating an Untapped Source of Innovators

Cultivating an Untapped Source of Innovators

There is a quiet storm brewing at the intersection of design, science, technology and business.  Leaders in industries most susceptible to disruption like High Tech have understood this for many years.  Steve Jobs defined design as “not just what it looks like...
Robots That Make a Difference

Robots That Make a Difference

“My robot is going to help someone.” – Tony A. That was the response of one of our students when his Mother asked him, “How was the first day?” Since our programming starts in the real-world, questions like – “Why am I doing...
Creative Leaders | Creative Doers

Creative Leaders | Creative Doers

Just a few days ago I read a post by Tim Brown, CEO IDEO, titled “How Might Design Thinking Help the TSA?”  He discussed how air travel is comprised of an interconnected system, and it is hard to effect significant change in any system by looking at only...
inside the Do Lab | Purpose Learning

inside the Do Lab | Purpose Learning

Buildingoff of a study on Purpose Learning out of Stanford University, we have created a very exciting learning experience for our Creative Doers in the Do Lab. The essence of Purpose Learning is that academic pursuits are linked with the purpose that fuels it.  This...