The RISD Career Center held its first-ever Entrepreneur Mindshare on Saturday, November 12. Billed as part TED conference and part boot camp, the all-day event was designed to get RISD students and alumni energized about creative entrepreneurship.
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San Francisco-based alumni
and entrepreneurs Lauren Geremia 04 PT and Jess Wainer 04 GL team up to light up the Bay Area.
Wassaic Project connects artists with each other and with the local community.
A new fellowship opportunity announced by the Rhode Island Foundation will provide substantial seed money to Rhode Islanders with good ideas about how to solve statewide problems.
A Better World by Design, a
student-led conference organized by RISD and Brown University, addressed sustainable solutions to
complex social issues such as food, health care and the built environment in
the developing world.
On September 26, artists, designers, scientists, educators, business leaders and policymakers came together to celebrate Rhode Island’s leadership role in advocating for the role of art and design in fostering innovation.
In a course called Entrepreneur, Oren Sherman 78 IL is inspiring students to build on their considerable problem-solving skills to market their own talents.
A year-long series of RISD entrepreneurship initiatives is culminating in a trip to Berlin, Germany for Kellie Riggs 11 JM, winner of an Etsy Fellowship for small business and sustainability.
On August 30th, recent RISD graduate Jake Zien 11 GD makes his TV debut on Quirky, a new reality show on the Sundance Channel that brings innovation to life by showing the process and personalities behind successful inventions.
In a venture called WaterWalla,
RISD and Brown students are working to bring clean water to slum dwellers in the developing world.
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