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These designs were developed from the Designing for Women events in Uganda and San Francisco. Many were designed are as ideas and concepts, but some are currently under development and are being built for use. If you have an idea you would like to contribute you can do so here.

Is It Just Me?

This project is geared toward creating micro-changes in the workplace. People who want to be involved would receive emails, text messages, or tweets with very small items such as surveys, results from previous surveys, and messages that stimulate conversations...

The Anti-Pagent

An anti-beauty pageant where women would be celebrated for their brains, accomplishments, and skills. Each segment of a traditional pageant would be appropriated and transformed. For example the swimsuit segment would be remain women modeling swimsuits, but they would...

Visualizing Empowerment

How many times do women have negative thoughts about themselves, doubt themselves, do not speak up, undersell themselves, or fail to acknowledge their achievements during the course of the day? This product would attempt to change that. A woman...

Community Support App

This design is a method of providing community support and resources for women in Uganda. It would be in the form of an app that would have a variety of reference material as well as locations and information for...

Daddies Day

Objectives Getting Fathers actively involved in Parenting. Teaching the Fathers’ and father figures how to parent the children from all ages (infancy to adult-hood), therefore, enabling them to assist the mothers and partner with them sustainably. This will involve...

Targeting Reproductive/Sexual Choices

An online forum (would most likely take the form of a Tumblr, WordPress or similar) where contributors would be encouraged to send in content or questions relating to sexual and reproductive health. These contributions could be written, video, audio, drawings etc....

Targeting Self Esteem

The goal of this design is to change how young girls and boys are sub-consciously guided into what they can or can not do because of their gender. The solution would include a series of animations that would show the...

Targeting Victim Blaming

An e-based system that can be used by women on their mobile phones (smartphones and basic phones) to report cases of violence to the authorities. The system uses this data to generate reports in form of graphical statistics and...