What is a design jam?

A design jam is a collaborative event that brings together a diverse group of individuals to ideate solutions to a particular challenge question from a human-centric, user perspective. Participants are led through a series of exercises based around design thinking methodology that aim at first, identifying and understanding problem areas at a deep level and (only) then, finding solutions.


I am part of an existing social enterprise. Can we register as a team?

Yes, absolutely. Upon registration, you’ll be asked to provide the names of your team members as well as their emails.


I don’t have a team. Can I still register and participate?

Of course! We will match you with others based on your area of interest to form a team whose members have a diverse set of complementary skills. Upon registration, you’ll be asked to tell us a little about yourself so that we can create the best match.


Are there prizes?

Yes, yes and more yes! There’s prize money as well as other useful and exciting prizes.


Will I have a grumbly tummy?

Most definitely NOT! We will keep you hydrated, caffeinated, happy and well fed! Upon registration, you will be asked to notify us of any food sensitivities.


How will the winners be chosen?

Teams will pitch their best idea to a panel of distinguished, expert judges who will determine the winners based on a set of criteria that you can review under the Prizing and Judging.


I require accommodations to fully participate. What can I do?

Contact us and we will be happy to work with you ensure you can participate fully.

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