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The Phyllis M. Taylor Center

for Social Innovation and Design Thinking

The Taylor Center cultivates a diverse network of changemakers who are working and learning together to create a more just and equitable society.

Our programs are grounded in the teaching, research, and practice of social innovation and design thinking.

Taylor Center News

Changemaker Institute Application for Spring 2022 Now Open!

Applications are now open for the Changemaker Institute, a social venture accelerator for graduate students in the spring semester that deepens students’ understanding of social issues, connects them to local mentors and experts, and equips them with entrepreneurial tools to…

Graduate Students: How can we help you Design Your Life? Fill out a brief interest form!

Please fill out this brief interest form to help us build our next iteration of TYL4Grads.  Background Based on the popular undergraduate course, Taylor Your Life, TYL4Grads was designed to provide graduate and professional students more clarity and direction of their career paths and…

Ashoka Changemaker Summit Helps Weave Our Future

The following is a blog post by Dr. Laura Murphy: Changemakers are already (re)making the future. Check out the 2021 Ashoka Changemaker Summit, “a global milestone to share cutting-edge ideas that change systems for the better. Meet other doers, shapers,…

For Undergraduate Students

Taylor offers many opportunities to undergraduate students interested in changemaking, including funding, coursework, programming, and employment.

Taylor for Undergraduate Students

For Graduate Students

Taylor provides graduate students from any discipline and department funding and programming to learn changemaking skills to bring to their academic experience and future career.

Taylor for Graduate Students

For Faculty and Staff

Taylor supports faculty and staff members interested in bringing social innovation and design thinking into their research, scholarship, classrooms, and workplaces.

Taylor for Faculty and Staff

For Community Members

Taylor offers opportunities to members of the Gulf Coast community and beyond interested in social innovation and design thinking training, events, and partnerships.

Taylor for Community Members

November Design Thinking Breakfast with Michelle Barrett + Chris Daemmrich

Virtual Event

Register on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/november-design-thinking-breakfast-with-michelle-barrett-chris-daemmrich-tickets-191968712587 Emergent Grounds: Emergent Grounds for Design Education (EGDE) is a collective of interdisciplinary and intergenerational makers and thinkers facilitating the process of cultural reconciliation in the United States through design education and practice. The demands for…

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