2- De­sign Think­ing

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di­verse crowd of par­tic­i­pants with dis­ci­plines rang­ing from prod­uct de­sign to busi­ness ad­min­is­tra­tion.

“It’s not enough for in­di­vid­u­als to spend all their time with peo­ple from the same dis­ci­pline, said Zoomaal Events Co­or­di­na­tor Aisha Habli, “By com­bin­ing team mem­bers of dif­fer­ent back­grounds and skill sets, par­tic­i­pants can think out­side the box – and that’s how dis­rup­tive ideas are born.” Ev­i­denced by the hackathon’s win­ning en­try - a prod­uct to help deaf peo­ple com­mu­ni­cate with oth­ers, made out of a sim­ple glove. Hackathon host

told The Jor­dan Times; “The ed­u­ca­tional sys­tem should be­gin to place a core fo­cus on cre­ativ­ity, to grow a gen­er­a­tion of in­no­va­tors that work to­gether in teams to de­sign bet­ter fu­tures.”

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