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Posts Tagged ‘project unicorn’

What Is Project Unicorn?

After years of sharing the evolution of Project Unicorn, the invention is about to take center stage with Jordan during Episode 1 of Marvel’s Hero Project. I thought it might be a great time to give a short timeline about the invention for anyone who starts googling around! First, Project Unicorn was an idea Jordan…

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Chicago Meet-Up Included in Marvel’s Hero Project

One of the sweetest parts of our last year traveling and meeting people across the country happened in Chicago this spring. The Chicago Museum of Science and Industry gave Jordan a chance to speak about Project Unicorn, design, and her upcoming book to a crowd in the museum’s atrium as a featured creator in the…

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BOOST Workshop featured in Marvel’s Hero Project

With comic-book-style writing, a first-look video of Marvel’s Hero Project takes viewers to the Boston area where participants in a recent BOOST by Born Just Right workshop worked earlier this year. Funding from you made it possible, and now the entire Marvel Universe will see our work. How did this happen? Our co-founder, Jordan, was…

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Project Unicorn in the MSI Chicago Wired to Wear Exhibit

People keep saying we are on fire this year. It’s kind of wild to think all our organization and Jordan has accomplished but what we are doing this year is based on work we’ve had underway for YEARS. Our next big event is this WEEK. Jordan’s Project Unicorn prototype and another participant in our BOOST…

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Celebrating Unicorns for Limb Loss Awareness Month

This is the Amputee Coalition’s eighth year celebrating limb loss and limb difference during the month of April. We acknowledge it every year, but this year we thought it would be a great time to bring back our ongoing conversation about how limb differences and limb loss are a chance to celebrate our community of…

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Biodegradable Glitter Partnership for Born Just Right

It is so exciting to bring Born Just Right into new partnerships and our latest is super shiny. Ever since Jordan invented Project Unicorn, we’ve heard the concerns about the pollution caused by glitter. I started researching on biodegradable options. There are a couple of companies working on environmentally-friendly products but there’s only one that…

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Sharing a Design Story with #AIGAdesign

This morning, Jordan has a chance to tell her story of creating Project Unicorn and learning how design can enhance her life and the lives of many other kids. She and I are attending the national AIGA Design Conference in Minneapolis. She is giving a presentation during a symposium called The Impact of Inclusion. Jordan…

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Find Jordan in American Girl Magazine

After years and years of enjoying her American Girl dolls, American Girl books and leading a huge campaign on Change.org to encourage American Girl to consider adding limb difference options to its Truly Me doll line, Jordan is now in the September/October 2017 magazine. A while back this summer, Jordan had a chance to tell…

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Superhero Cyborgs Assemble Once Again

In one day, eight kids turned themselves into the ultimate superhero upgrades this weekend in the Boston area. It’s amazing to see what we were able to do in one day. With the support of an amazing group of organizations, eight kids gathered at Canopy City in Somerville, Massachusetts to learn how to bring design…

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