We are pleased to announce the inaugural cohort of the HCDExchange Design Fellows! The HCDExchange Fellowship was conceived to drive cross learning between human-centred design professionals and organizations working within adolescent sexual and reproductive health. Fellows are selected through an open process and placed within leading design-led ASRH organizations in Sub-Saharan Africa for a period […]
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The HCDExchange is diversifying the Advisory Committee and opening up to new membership. The HCDExchange first formed an Advisory Committee in July 2020 to provide the Secretariat with expertise, leadership support, and strategic direction. Primarily comprised of dynamic, passionate and experienced leaders in the HCD+ASRH community, the Advisory committee performs the following duties: Lend their […]
On this call, we explored the question: how might human-centred design facilitate the process of gathering and using informative insights from youth?
HCDExchange director MaqC Eric Gitau reflects on the HCDExchange journey so far and what lies ahead in 2021.
Our final community call for the year was a reflection on our work in 2020, and an introduction to some of the HCDExchange’s priorities for 2021.
The HCDExchange community strategy, co-developed in consultation with the Community of Practice over four months in 2020, articulates the vision and roadmap towards building a learning community around the application of HCD in ASRH.
Through a vibrant collaborative writing exercise and facilitated discussion, community members gave input into their aspirations for how they would like to see the HCDExchange community of practice support the HCD+ASRH ecosystem.
HCDExchange’s Director, MaqC Eric Gitau, appeared on Kenya’s popular TV show K24 Daily Brief to talk about the challenges that adolescents are facing during COVID-19 and how to support them. Watch the three part series!
The HCDExchange was created to inspire the integration of human-centered design (HCD) in adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) programming, with a focus on countries in Sub Saharan Africa and South Asia.