In our globalized world of the 21st Century, we are all too familiar with wicked problems such as terrorism, childhood obesity, poverty, and racism. Imagine a world in which people collaborated across boundaries to solve systemic problems at their roots. What if communities could thrive on sustainable systems that strengthened citizens and the natural environment at the same time? Within the trans-disciplinary field of innovation, there is a niche known as Social Innovation.
*featured article on Design Ethos: http://www.designethos.org/ Most people would agree the Industrial Revolution rapidly transformed the quality of life in the United States and created the concept of the “American Dream.” Industrialization of numerous countries around the world also took place around the same time. Overall, people around the world were overjoyed by the advancements in medicine, public education, and material wellbeing. However, innovation came at a price. A