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Social Innovation Lab

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Department Overview

A community of Swarthmore Social Innovators applying knowledge to need

The Social Innovation Lab aims to provide an opportunity for Swarthmore social innovators to engage in creative collaboration for the greater good. Founded by Dr. Denise Crossan in 2017, the Social Innovation Lab facilitates conversation, research, and practice in:

  • Systems Thinking and Impact Gap Analysis
  • Human-centered Design Thinking 
  • Social innovation / social entrepreneurship project exploration.

The Social Innovation Lab also connects directly with faculty across the College to enrich engaged scholarship pursuits utilizing social innovation processes. 

Anyone interested in learning more about the Social Innovation Lab should contact Prof. Crossan or Nimesh Ghimire '15.