CoCreate [Riyadh, Saudi Arabia] Humanistic Co-Design of Assistive Technology 2020
About
[What We Offer]
CoCreate

The CoCreate Fellowship is a cooperative of individuals, organisations, and institutions in Saudi Arabia and globally that aims to empower Saudi citizen inventors and persons with disabilities to work together and develop new and innovative assistive technology.

The Fellowship is part of the Humanistic Co-Design Initiative, which was founded by Dr. Kyle Keane, a lecturer and research scientist from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Community

Contribute to spreading social awareness of disability, assistive technologies for people with disabilities, and optimal ways to care for people with disabilities in their family, work and community lives.

Publication

Contribute to the application of research results in the fields of assistive technologies for people with disabilities and the development and implementation of programs to ensure this in coordination with the competent authorities locally and internationally.

Bridging the Gap

Bridging the gap in the target sectors (health, education and entertainment) by providing quality digital solutions to enhance the accessibility of services and develop assistive technologies for people with disabilities.

Acceleration

Accelerating the pace of the advancement of small technology projects in the fields of assistive technology in the Kingdom. Creating new job opportunities and localizing technology in the fields of assistive technology and health technologies.

HCDI
Humanistic Co-Design Initiative

Humanistic Co-Design is an extension of contemporary design approaches, such as design thinking and human-centred design, that emphasizes the emergent inspiration that comes from the dissolution of the designer-client relationship in favour of mutual engagement of peers with complementary experiences and expertise.

  • Dr. Kyle Keane, MIT
Mentors
Our Mentors
Who's Supporting the Innovators?

Kyle Keane

[Founder of HCDI]
Personal Information Anna assumed the role of Chief Product Officer in July 2017 and leads the product

Shiroq Al-Megren

[Executive Director]
Personal Information Anna assumed the role of Chief Product Officer in July 2017 and leads the product
Personal Information A datapreneur and scholar, whose research pushes the boundaries of computation to
Personal Information Bushra Alkadhi is currently a lecturer in the software engineering department at King
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