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• May 1, 2019

Design Phase Funding 1.) Chatham House, The Royal Institute of International Affairs. Their mission statement is to “To help build a sustainably secure, prosperous and just world, through informed debate, independent analysis, new policy ideas, and outreach to audiences.” on a national and global level. This directly ties into our project goals as we are […]


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• April 23, 2019

Business plan completed with Olivia Abrams Business Model:   For One Acre Fund, they have three main targets. Partner Network The first of which is farmers who are both their clients and their main target market. The farmers have to purchase (seeds, fertilizer, knowledge) from One Acre Fund, but they are also being invested back […]


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• April 6, 2019

Question 1.) List five take-aways from Guy Kawasaki’s talk and explain exactly how you will integrate that concept/construct/strategy into your project. Make it compelling. Don’t write generic forgettable text. One of the most interesting take-aways from the talk that I feel is applicable to our group is to polarize people. I think it is great […]


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• March 30, 2019

List ten non-obvious assumptions about your target customers (or organizations) that you need to validate. We are assuming that the nonprofits the companies engage with will have some benefit to them, even if they are not in the same field, and this validation can make our project very interesting for years to come. Another assumption […]


Blog Post 6

• March 9, 2019

For the Corporate Social Responsibility team, we do not need IRB approval. We have decided that we will not be needing approval for a few reasons. The first of which being that the projects that need approval are specified to be “research on individuals” and our work, while it is research, is going to be […]


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• February 23, 2019

Based on your life experiences, skills and interests, what would a design process that is both uniquely yours and effective look like? Based off of my life experiences if I were to create a design process the process would be very unstructured and slightly unorganized but always with the end goal in mind and determination […]


Blog Post 4

• February 18, 2019

Give three examples of how you can use nature as a model / mentor / measure for your own designs (and life). Table of how I can use nature as a model for my own life is to remember that everything happens for a reason as things do in nature. ┬áit was a common belief […]


Blog Post 2

• February 14, 2019

1.) Give three compelling examples of how cultural issues affect your project. One example of a cultural issue that affects our project with CSR in India is with corrupt political figures being a core part of Indian society currently. Politicians as a middle man between the corporation and the NGO have control over what type […]


GSIF Post 3

• February 10, 2019

Describe the five major stakeholders for your project and their motivations. The corporations we will be interviewing Their main motivation is the fact that they are being required by law to complete this corporate social responsibility and donate a percentage of their profits. Beyond that, the corporations look forward to enhance their brands and credibility. […]


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• January 26, 2019

Why did you enroll in this course (motivation, prior interests)? I enrolled into this course for some personal reasons as well as ones bigger than myself. I have always wanted to help people and feel as if my contributions have made someone else feel better in some way. Going into the business field, I unfortunately […]


 
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