Blog Posts by Kris Weng

  • “Going to the Place Where the Work is Done": My Summer Internship with Toyota’s Social Innovation Group

    This year, Toyota and Net Impact named me and my teammates at Georgia Tech as the national winners for the Next Generation Mobility Challenge.  Our concept was for an app-based, para-transit taxi service that would give people who use wheelchairs a safe, affordable and flexible way to get around to supplement current public para-transit transportation services, which are affordable, but can be inflexible and slow. (You can check out a demo here.) As part of our prize, we had internships this summer in collaboration with Toyota’s Social Innovation team in partnership with Net Impact at Toyota’s new North American headquarters in Plano, TX to help build out this concept. ...Read More »

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