Round Square Regional Conference of the Americas - Taught 24 educators how to use the design thinking process to improve student engagement and deal with conflicts in the classroom. Teachers worked to design classroom experiences that would improve the engagement for specific, disengaged students in their classrooms. Some administrators also worked to design better ways of working with faculty members by applying the empathy process.
Round Square Regional Conference of the Americas - Taught 75 students how to use the design thinking process to solve problems in their everyday lives and apply that same mindset to problems on the community level and global level. Students conducted empathy interviews with individuals on skid-row, at a homeless shelter, and other locations with representative populations different from themselves.