Jacob Cridland will be completing her senior year of high school at Avenues: The World School in 2020. For the past 3 years, he has been a member and leader of Design 4 Impact (D4i) – a student-led startup and club that promotes the adoption and practice of design thinking techniques throughout K-12 education. During his junior year of high school, he founded and launched Torq (https://irosenthal20.wixsite.com/website), a social enterprise that produces generators that can be mounted onto doors, bikes, and turnstiles to harness kinetic energy as a form of renewable energy. He is passionate about applying design thinking techniques for social impact, and in finding innovative solutions to mitigate the effects of climate change.
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