The 2021 Core77 Design Awards Design Education Initiative category honors projects that utilize the ideals of design thinking in the course of developing an educational initiative. Programs can be part of a formal educational institution, or come from corporate, non-profit or other stand alone organizations. Examples include, but are not limited to, workshops, class projects, institutional programs, print and/or digital campaigns, education-driven exhibitions, online learning initiatives, toolkits, strategy documents, etc. Please note that this is a Professional category only.
This year's Core77 Design Awards Design Education Initiative team was led by Hector Silva, Executive Director at Advanced Design. Joining Hector on the panel was Kat Reiser, Freelance Industrial Designer, Danielle Chen, Senior UX Designer at Ernst & Young, Alex Lobos, Graduate Director of Industrial Design at the Rochester Institute of Technology and Laura Silva, Vice President of Accessibility Technology UX Design Lead at Bank of America.
The Design Education Initiative honorees are as follows: