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Mini Incubator for the Design Entrepreneur | 11 sessions

Are you an entrepreneur with social missions or interested in starting your own impact-driven, social enterprise?

You have an idea and want to get it off the ground and feel good about doing it. In this Mini Incubator we’ll give you the tools to grow your emerging or developing business with a triple bottom line in mind. You’ll create a business plan, understand the impact of your business, identify your market, and delve into the complex issues of building a business rooted in positive change.

What you’ll learn: Different Social Business structures, Need Assessments and Market Research, Human Centered Design, Strategic tools for measuring impact and building a pitch.

Instructor: Kristina Drury

Kristina Drury is a social entrepreneur, designer, and educator. Her mission-driven firm, TYTHEdesign, uses the lens of design and strategy to support social good organizations develop creative solutions, build their capacity and enhance their impact. Under her leadership TYTHE has increased the community impact of over 75 local and global social good organizations including the NYC Dept. of Education, Citi Community Development, The Earth Institute and California State Library System.

Prior to starting TYTHEdesign, Kristina co-led the nonprofit Project H Design, a charitable organization focused on design for social change. Her diverse background includes work in corporate social responsibility, education, social innovation, industrial design, and architecture. She holds a Masters in Industrial Design from Pratt Institute and a Bachelors of Science in Architecture from McGill University.

Kristina’s work and publications have taken root around the globe. Most recently, she has been recognized as an Innovation Expert for UNDP and selected to present at Clinton Global Initiative University’s annual conference. She has also been honored by numerous organizations, including the Victor J. Papanek Social Design Awards, the Core 77 Awards, Pratt Institute, and identified as an Agent of Change. Kristina has been a featured speaker at The Cooper Hewitt, Harvard and Columbia.

$1,555 | 11 sessions                                                                                                                                                     *Note: Thursday night class with special full-day session on Sat, Feb 11!

Pre-register by submitting a pre-registration form to the Pratt School of Continuing Professional Studies either by fax at 212-367-2489 (attention Perry Han) or email form to phan@pratt.edu. Your credit card will not be charged until registration officially opens.


Thu, Jan 19
6:30 pm - 9:20 pm
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