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chapter 8

build with us

Here you’ll find out more about the team and partners involved in the Google News Initiative Design Accelerator as well as a list or resources to further your knowledge.



about us

The Google News Initiative Design Accelerator was only possible with the help and support of:

Google News Initiative

For initiating, coordinating and funding every aspect of the project.


Connect: Sheena Bhalla

Echos Innovation Lab

For bringing design thinking expertise, developing the project outline, facilitating workshops and design sprints and mentoring media partners.


Connect: Juliana ProserpioRicardo Ruffo

Splice Media

For bringing industry expertise, engaging media partners and helping to bridge the worlds of media and innovation.


Connect: Alan SoonRishad Patel



Thanks to all the following participants for making the GNI DA a great success!



Here are our resources. Use them, interrogate them, or teach them:

Design Thinking Toolkit, by Echos
Design the most amazing innovation journey for yourself, your organization and the society around you.
The Power of Design, by Echos
An Echos' 5-chapters series about how Design can create new realities and preferred futures.
Sprint Checklist, by Google
A basic DIY guide, including daily checklists and other resources.

Let’s keep the conversation going. Sign up for the following newsletters to keep up-to-date with what’s happening at our end.

Google News Initiative Newsletter
The Google News Initiative is our effort to help journalism thrive in the digital age and learn more about how we're collaborating with news organizations around the world.
Echos Innovation Lab Newsletter
Stay up to date with the latest news and trends from the world of design and innovation.
Splice Newsletters
The transformation of media in Asia — right in your inbox.

The future of journalism

depends on all of us working together.

Being Future Fit

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