Social Labs vs. Human-Centered Design Meet Up

  • OpenGov Hub 1110 Vermont Avenue Northwest Washington, DC, 20005 United States

Social labs are emerging all over the world to tackle some of the world's most wicked problems. Human-Centered Design (HCD) is also being used to solve some of the world's most complex social challenges.

How are these approaches similar? How are they different?

Join us to explore these questions as Jumana Qamruddin and Will Schmitt from the World Bank present a case study on their work using HCD to reduce child malnutrition in Madagascar.

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We will use the case study to compare and contrast HCD with social labs. We will also get a chance to provide valuable feedback to the World Bank team about their project. You do not need to be familiar with social labs or human-centered design to participate. However, if you want to have more in-depth knowledge of social labs, feel free to download the social lab field book here.

About the DC Social Labs Community of Practice: This is the fourth event of our emerging community of practice that will support DC metro changemakers interested in learning more and using social lab approaches. Our objectives in creating this community of practice are: Learn about social labs together Share projects Ask for help around specific projects. This community of practice event is being co-sponsored by OpenGov Hub and Promethean Community.

You do not need to be familiar with social labs or human-centered design to participate. However, if you want to learn more prior to the event, feel free to download the social lab field book here

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