At DFA, our mission is not only to give people the opportunity to explore design thinking and human-centered design, but also to tackle the social challenges they encounter on campus and beyond.

We believe in turning empathy into action to innovate in a way that will actually benefit the community.


What is Human-Centered Design?

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Championed by Nobel Prize laureate Herbert Simon, developed and taught by the Stanford University Design School, and leveraged by design firm IDEO...


We use a version of the Human-Centered Design process curated by DFA. Learn more below!

💡 Design Process