What begins here transforms the world
Discover the different phases of the Design Thinking process and how our track mentors have contributed to the process.
Ghana 2022: Meet the international coaching team
Recently, our international junior coaches had the chance to spend a day together in Frankfurt, both in-person and virtually. Throughout the day, our juniors learned all about the Impact Week and, most importantly, our mission: “We foster innovation & entrepreneurship as well as intercultural & intercompany exchange through design thinking.” In addition to this, and several team-bonding activities, we also had the chance to find out a little bit more about the country and city which...

The ladies of Impact Week Ghana
We’re happy to introduce the first ever all-female international orga team for Impact Week Ghana. Who are these women? How did they meet? How did Impact Week Ghana take off? Read on to find out more…
Impact Week Kenya 2022: Local expertise to tackle local challenges
This years’ Impact Week in Nairobi is the first international Impact Week initiated, organized and facilitated locally. This means that our team consists of an experienced local Lead Coach as well as 50% of local Senior Coaches and a local organizer! Building Design Thinking expertise and sparking local innovation is at the core of our approach. This is why we are particularly proud of this year's local team!

Akwaaba (welcome) to Ghana
After a 3-year break, Impact Week is finally returning to Accra. The city is not only the capital of Ghana, but also the administrative, economic, and educational centre of Ghana. Together with Heritage Christian College, we will welcome around 40 local and international professionals as Junior Coaches and approximately 125 local student participants. HCC is a young institute of higher learning, at the heart of which lies entrepreneurship, ethics and philanthropy and global competence.
Impact Week is back with on-site workshops
After two years of hosting online-workshops Impact Week is back! We kicked off with a hybrid Impact Week in India and already hosted two on-site events in Paraguay and Mozambique. But we are not done yet! Applications for our Impact Weeks in Kenya and Ghana are now open. What are you waiting for?

Impact Week meets MURAL: Using the Virtual World to create impact in the Real World
Since the beginning of the corona crisis, the virtual world has become more real and tangible for members of our Impact Week than ever before! Even in times of lockdown, we have been able to do what we love most: bringing people together from around the globe to create a positive impact! But let’s start at the beginning: As we all remember, in 2020 when the pandemic hit, everything came to a standstill. People were confined to their houses while many problems were arising. That's when members...
The recent #LHGmeetsSDGs virtual challenge - organized and supported by design thinking coaches of the Lufthansa Group (LHG) Impact Week community – connected LHG employees from around the world. Participants had the opportunity to reflect on their own consumption habits, identify opportunities for improvement and design innovative solutions. As the name suggests, the challenge focused on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations… but what exactly are the SDGs? We had...

The schooling system in South Africa is severely disrupted by the pandemic with classes schedule carefully planned out by teachers. Both parents and children sort solace in teachers, for emotional and moral support, for food, and for guidance.
Located on the southern tip of the African continent, South Africa’s beauty is reflected through the smiles of friendly faces, the melting pot of cultures and cuisines, and the complex history that has shaped it.

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