From Vision for Impact

Healthcare Innovation Starts with Community

Thicket advisor Pritpal S Tamber explores the future of health through his work, and this week, he talks to AJ Montpetit of the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation in an audio interview about how we approach innovation within health care. The importance of listening to communities cannot be undervalued, and…

Thicket Joins the ThoughtWorks Community

Thicket has been a Brooklyn baby from its inception. But starting this week, that changes: Thicket is moving to Manhattan, thanks to our generous host, ThoughtWorksNYC! Built by passionate individuals, ThoughtWorks revolutionizes software design, creation and delivery while advocating for positive social change. ThoughtWorkers around the world believe in the…

Thicket turns one!

This month marks Thicket’s one year anniversary! As many of you know, I launched Thicket one year ago believing that design could facilitate social change, and systemic scale was possible. In February of last year, I started inviting like-minded individuals to collaborate to bring these ideas into reality. By summer, we…

Testing potential for impact

When MIT-incubated startup Sourcewater first talked to us about designing an impact model to demonstrate their vision, we were intrigued. We wanted to see how unconventional energy could be a pathway to more sustainable water practices nationwide. Sourcewater matches energy companies with impaired and fresh water sources to help maximize wastewater recycling,…

How do we measure the impact of emotion?

Chinatown Youth Initiatives (CYI) plays an important role in equipping New York City youth with knowledge and skills necessary to address the needs of Chinatown, Asian Americans, and other underrepresented communities. But the impact of community building programs like CYI isn’t always easy to measure. Until now, the impact of…

About our mission

Thicket helps people harness the power of complexity to think and work together in systems. We are in a period of dramatic social and technological change. As the circulation of people, resources, and ideas accelerates, results of all this human activity amplify. We’re seeing a new intensity and scale in…