Innovating a Better World

Almost exactly 10 years ago, I came across Jane Chen, a pioneering entrepreneur who designed an innovative incubator to save children in the developing world.

I first came across Jane’s work on a trip to the Stanford where her class project led to this pioneering invention. At the time, it struck me as an elegant example of design thinking. Human-centered design helps us innovate solutions that work for people because it reminds us to start by empathizing with a situation — really listening to understand where the challenge lies so that the answers we develop get to root…



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Jennifer Simpson

An artist, poet, leader, lover, daughter, sister, and mother living in Boulder, Colorado.