Gender and Design

It’s a common mistake to think that the idea of a multi-gendered society is only a contemporary one, but in fact, the acceptance and even embrace of multiple genders is not only age-old, but also found in several cultures across the globe. Two-Spirited People One example is the Native American peoples, where they had, in … Continue reading Gender and Design

Disruption Innovation Festival 2016

-This is the session transcript of my session at the DiF this year. Hope you enjoy it!- Clean Energy & Education Through the Power of Music Hello everyone and thank you for joining us in this session. I am Diana Simpson Hernandez and I  am the Head of Design & Product Strategy for Shake Your Power. We … Continue reading Disruption Innovation Festival 2016

Two Opposite Spectrums of Design

It’s the London Design Festival right now. I used to get very excited about what was new, what were designers doing, what were the new trends, etc. But this year I really don’t feel like that anymore. And it’s not the first year either. Every time I do the rounds around London looking at all … Continue reading Two Opposite Spectrums of Design

2 Questions Social Entrepreneurs Always Ask

Since I started working with Shake Your Power, many people have approached me asking me how we do it, how did we get started and how they wish they could find a way to do something good with the skills they have. Many of these people are tired of working in an uninspiring job, feeling … Continue reading 2 Questions Social Entrepreneurs Always Ask

One way to change the world

Featured Image Skoll Archive