PressRelease_Bridge Innovate RSA-US
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Transcripts - PressRelease_Bridge Innovate RSA-US
Bridge Innovate to Sponsor 3rd Annual RSA-US Student Design Awards
Business innovation agency assists and celebrates undergraduate designers
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., APRIL 22, 2015 – Bridge Innovate, a global
management consultancy, will be the only non-design company sponsoring
the 2015 Royal Society of Arts - United States (RSA-US) Student Design
Award (SDA) Saturday April 25 in New York at the Cooper Union for the
Advancement of Science and Art.
As a Sustaining Committee member, Bridge Innovate, along with their youth
creativity initiative Bright Spark, provides ongoing sponsorship and resources
for the SDA program. Bridge Innovate has provided a grant to make it
possible for students to enter into the design competition at no cost.
“We’re an unusual sponsor,” Bridge Innovate CEO and RSA-US President Jenny
Whitener said. “As a management consultancy, we want to celebrate design,
while staying on the forefront of leading edge business innovation. We want
to see how students are formulating new trends with the application of
As RSA-US president, Whitener champions for the SDA’s evolution in the
United States. She will be sharing opening remarks and serving as overall
judge facilitator for this year’s awards.
The RSA Student Design Awards, which is celebrating its 90th anniversary in
the U.K., inspires sustainable design practices for social good and
collaborative problem solving. Areas of competition include: Applied Industrial
Design, Architecture, Product Design, Fashion &Textiles, Interior Design and
This year’s keynote speaker is Richard Clarke, global vice president of design
at Nike, Inc. Clarke won an RSA award when he was an undergraduate
student at Berkshire School of Art and Design.
About Bridge Innovate
Founded in 2003, Bridge Innovate is a consortium of companies in the U.S.
and the U.K. that provides executive coaching, leadership development
solutions, design thinking workshops and strategic advisory services for clients
ranging from Fortune 100 companies to start-up ventures worldwide.
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