Practical Impact Alliance Co-Design Summit 2016 – Zambia

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PIA Co-Design Summit 2016: Oct 30–Nov 5 in Zambia

You can see highlights from the 2016 Co-Design summit in the video above!

PIA 2016 CDS one-page summary

The 2016 summit took place in Zambia from October 30–November 5, 2016. MIT D-Lab was excited to co-host this year's summit with PIA member World Vision and IDIN partner National Technology and Business Centre (NTBC).

The PIA Co-Design Summit is a one-week, immersive, hands-on design experience focused on: 1) learning the co-creative design process, 2) addressing local challenges, and 3) promoting an innovation ecosystem in Zambia. The summit involved a diverse set of participants to achieve these goals. Of the 35-40 total participants, the group was comprised of: 1) PIA members, 2) local community members from Naboye, a village in the Kafue district, and 3) Zambian innovators, entrepreneurs, and representatives of local organizations.