Should We Be Muting Our Sneezes?

Should We Be Muting Our Sneezes?

This week’s post is by Allison Khaw. Photo by Mika Baumeister on Unsplash. I was sitting at my desk recently, participating in a virtual work meeting, when I sneezed. I was already muted, so the meeting continued without pause, but this got me thinking.  As a...

Clean Water For Communities in Need

Today’s post is by guest blogger Riley Fujioka! Did you know that 2.2 billion people lack access to safely managed drinking water? Or that globally, 1 in 4 healthcare facilities lack basic water services? You can help bring clean water to these underserved...

Collaboration Tips

This week’s blog post is by Maria Altebarmakian, one of our new ITK Trainees!  By now we have all felt the pain of trying to collaborate and communicate with others remotely. Messages go unseen or unanswered, a train of thought is interrupted by a constant...
Simplified Problem Framing Tool

Simplified Problem Framing Tool

One of the things we love about the ITK tools is how adaptable they are. Each one is lovingly crafted to be easy to use across a wide range of situations… but they are also designed to be modified to meet the unique needs and situations of individual users. We...
Am I Doing This Right?

Am I Doing This Right?

Today’s blog post is by Aaditi Padhi, one of the talented high school interns who worked with Team Toolkit this summer. We were delighted to have her on the team and are glad she’s sharing her story and experiences in this post! Does this blog’s...

The “It’s Not A Checklist” Checklist

We all used to have in-person meetings for collaboration and ideation activities. Then COVID-19 hit. And quarantine. And we all scrambled to maintain collaborations across stakeholders despite the inability to continue in the usual ways. And as you no doubt have...