Housed in the VCAM epicenter, Haverford Innovations Program (HIP) encourages and supports creative and strategic thinking around a problem, a need, a question, or simply an interest - that when fostered presents new solutions and opportunities for entrepreneurial projects and paths of learning.
The program strives to encouraging creative thinking, collaborative efforts, and social engagement through processes of ideation, design and implementation.
Partnering with Haverford’s academic and extracurricular departments as well as the college’s Centers, HIP looks to explore endeavors in the current cultural and technological moment through speakers, workshops, events, and summer immersion.
Eleanor Alix '23, Kayla Baquiran '23, and Madeline Webster '23 are developing a platform that connects up-and-coming designers with consumers looking for unique clothing pieces as a part of Haverford Innovations Program’s Summer Incubator.
Margaret Chen ’21 and Sara Matsumura ’20 spent the summer creating a return system for reusable fast food containers as a part of Haverford Innovation Program’s Incubator.
Rising seniors Brittany He and Julia Jones worked on their online small-job-sourcing program as one of two teams in this summer’s Haverford Innovation Program Incubator.
James Seetal, who has worked on popular titles like Star Wars: The Old Republic and The Elder Scrolls: Legends, led a Haverford Innovations Program-sponsored workshop that culminated in student prototypes of tabletop games.