The article is about the SSDF (Stanford Student Design Fellowship) 2016, which is a program that pairs talented designers with social entrepreneurs to work on real-world projects during the summer. The main aim of the program is to provide design solutions to social problems and help bring positive change to communities.
The article starts by highlighting the success of the SSDF program over the years and mentions that it has gained recognition as the leading design fellowship for social entrepreneurship. It then introduces Felipe Braga and Alice Mei, two designers who participated in the SSDF 2016.
The article then goes on to discuss how the SSDF program benefits both the designers and the social entrepreneurs. It mentions that the program provides a platform for designers to learn by working on real projects, gain valuable professional experience, and network with like-minded individuals. For the social entrepreneurs, the program offers the expertise and creativity of talented designers, helping them to overcome design challenges and improve their products or services.