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PKG Fellowships 2020: Kelly Wagman, Part II

by Kelly Wagman Just a few months ago, Sidewalk Labs announced it would halt its Quayside project along the Toronto waterfront.[i]Sidewalk Labs, an affiliate of Google, had been planning to…

Social Impact Internships: Suki Zhang (’22)

Data Modernization in the Fight Against COVID-19 I always thought about how my technical background could be utilized to make social change. I found the answer through the PKG internship…

PKG Fellowships 2020: Kelly Wagman, Part I

Playing for Trash: How Human-Robot Collaboration Can Promote Environmentalism  Kelly Wagman This summer, I am working in collaboration with Urban Rivers, a nonprofit based in Chicago (www.urbanriv.org). Urban Rivers has…

MIT News: IDEAS Grantee Soko

Soko, IDEAS grantee, was featured in the MIT News! Soko uses a mobile-based supply chain to give artisans in Kenya access to the fashion world.  “We started out choosing to…

Boston Globe: IDEAS Team Nesterly

IDEAS grantee, Nesterly, was featured in the Boston Globe for their work connecting low-income young adults in search of housing with empty-nesters. Empty-nesters are often left with rooms to fill,…