Personal Story: Sofya Zeylikman


Sofya Zeylikman is both a connected student and a connected educator, a senior studying furniture design at Rhode Island School of Design while leading workshops with kids “teaching them about the intersection between STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and STEAM (STEM with Art).” At the Brandeis design lab and high school program, Zeylikman has modified the IDEO version of “design thinking” (empathy, brainstorming, prototyping and making) to a version she sees as “even more holistic,” with a wide angle look at design as problem-solving.

Read her story by Howard Rheingold:


Howard Rheingold

Publication Date
Friday, January 29, 2016