"After a full day of traveling, we arrived at our beautiful bungalow in Mumbai. The warm weather is a nice change from Chicago, and the chai is delicious."
Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd. together with the Institute of Design (ID) - Illinois Institute of Technology, USA, have been jointly working on their flagship India Immersion Program (IIP) over the past three years to apply contemporary design thinking to socio-economic challenges and opportunities in emerging India.
The participants this year would like to build a deeper understanding and appreciation of total healthcare environment including user experiences in the hospitals in urban and rural India. The program is open to all students at the Institute of Design lasts over a month and is based out of the Godrej Innovation Center in Mumbai, India.
ID alumn, Navroze Godrej, reviews previous India Immersion Programs and the details of this year's projects in the beautiful Godrej Innovation Center. The program consists of 5 teams of 2-3 ID students and 2-3 Godrej employees. Everyone is excited!
"Our initial research has brought us to a local hospital in Mumbai."
Ariana, Drew, Amanda, Ariel and Marcy take in some morning yoga. Part II coming soon...stay tuned for more India Immersion Program coverage.