ChangeLabs: Design Thinking for the Navajo Nation

Took journey to Gallup, New Mexico to work with native artists and innovators from  SamsungThe Tofu Project and Catapult Design

With an unemployment rate reportedly as high as 60%, the Navajo Nation was deemed the last frontier for entrepreneurship by The Economist in 2008.

Despite a skilled and ready workforce, a wealth of business opportunities, many new businesses fail to register or sustain.

At Change Labs, organized by our friends at Catapult Labs, participants explored methods to overcome these barriers, new ways entrepreneurs are tackling these challenges in similar environments around the globe, and connect promising entrepreneurs with the mentors and resources they need to succeed.  

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