9th Annual Design Thinking Institute

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, we will not be running the Design Thinking Institute this year.

If you already registered, please email institutes@nuevaschool.org to transfer your registration fees to next summer or request a refund of your registration fees.


The Nueva School
San Mateo Campus
131 E 28th Avenue
San Mateo, CA 94403

Contact Information
Questions? Contact us at designthinking@nuevaschool.org.

Design thinking is a collection of techniques and mindsets that enable people to identify underlying needs through empathy, to harness and develop their ability to generate ideas, and to actively seek feedback.

Kim Saxe
Founding Director, Innovation Lab

Kim Saxe

Founding Innovation Lab Director

"By flaring and focusing, people discover a path through complex, difficult problems, which transforms them into fearless and effective changemakers."

Meet the Design Thinking Institute Team