Girl Effect Project Outcomes Win 2015 Spark Awards

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November 12, 2015

Project outcomes Flo, Bahu and GirlSight from the Fall 2014 Designmatters  Girl Effect studio are winners of 2015 Spark Awards!  Congrats to all the team members from ArtCenter and Yale School of Management


SPARK! HIGHEST AWARD: (Team Flo) – Sohyun Kim, Tatijana Vasily, Mariko Iwai, Charlotte Wong (Yale), Ben Freedman (Yale)

FINALIST: (Team Bahu) – Daniela Cardona, Marie Nguyen, Joan Kim (Yale), Joyce Lin(Yale)

FINALIST: (Team GirlSight) – Lori Nishikawa, Carolina Rodriguez, Therese Swanepoel, Ben Freedman (Yale), Charlotte Wong (Yale)



In this innovative studio, ArtCenter’s commitment to global social and economic justice was inspired by and dovetails with the Nike Foundation’s belief that adolescent girls can play a crucial role in solving the toughest problems facing the world. When a girl living in poverty has the chance to reach her full potential, she isn’t the only one who escapes the circumstances she was born into. She brings her family, community and country with her. This is called the Girl Effect.

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