DIY Spark kits arrive in India

As some of you already know I am part of the team at Shake Your Power, a social enterprise that creates education and clean tech products for social good. One of our products is the DIY Maraca Torch and we launched it earlier this year at Bett Show in London.  This DIY kit is essentially … Continue reading DIY Spark kits arrive in India

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

What is your legacy?

Here is an interesting exercise. Imagine you are in your death bed and before you die you have to leave a legacy. This legacy is the knowledge and experience you gathered throughout your life that must be passed on to future generations. You are simply not allowed to die until you give your legacy to … Continue reading What is your legacy?

Mexico's MestizObjects

I've always been fascinated by human creativity, and some of it's finest expressions are found in the most humble places. In Mexico, like in so many other places where there is a lot of scarcity, there is also incredible resourcefulness. "One man's trash is another's treasure. " We have all heard this. And this couldn't … Continue reading Mexico's MestizObjects

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