Invitation to SPRING event hosted by DIAL in DC

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Five years ago, SPRING began as a collective experiment by USAID, the UK Department of International Development (DFID), Nike Foundation, and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) to find a more effective way to improve the lives of millions of underserved adolescent girls in the developing world.

Since then, SPRING has supported 75 social businesses across 9 countries in East Africa and South Asia to design and develop innovations which have impacted over 500,000 adolescent girls.

We’re delighted to invite you to a reception hosted by the Digital Impact Alliance (DIAL) to celebrate the launch of our new publication ‘Scaling social businesses through design thinking’, which highlights market-driven solutions that SPRING businesses have adopted to overcome barriers to scale and deliver impact. SPRING’s design thinking partner, fuseproject, and the SPRING supported business, Fightback Nepal – a social enterprise that offers a holistic training program aimed at reducing the risk of sexual harassment and overcoming gender stereotypes – will provide insights into how SPRING’s human centered design approach helps pivot and scale businesses.

Please see more event details attached and below.

Date: April 3, 2019

Time: 5-7 pm

Venue: 12th Floor, UNF Building, 1750 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington

HCD launch invite_11.03.19.pdf (301.3 KB)

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