PRINCIPAL & FOUNDER
DIG is led by Robert Fabricant and Ravi Chhatpar, Principals at Dalberg Global Development Advisors and previously senior creative leaders at frog design for more than a decade. Robert was one of frog's top creative leaders, guiding frog's global creative team and frog's social impact practice, Ravi was frog's strategy lead for emerging markets, guiding frog's Africa and Asia teams. Robert and Ravi work closely with the leadership team at Dalberg to support partners and clients on global basis across our practice areas.
PRINCIPAL & FOUNDER
The interdisciplinary DIG team serves a global client base by combining dedicated DIG New York, London and Nairobi studios with integrated teams across fourteen Dalberg offices with a significant footprint in the majority world, as well as a network of best-in-class global partners such as UNICEF and WEF. Our typical engagements bring together an interdisciplinary team with diverse design and strategic competencies, tapping key talent within the 200+ global Dalberg consulting staff in key markets in Asia and Africa.
The Design Impact Group (DIG) is the only design practice embedded within a strategic consultancy purely focused on social impact. Our unique, hybrid model combines the best skills in human-centered design (HCD) with robust strategy, planning and measurement capabilities to create significant added value for our clients and partners.
BENEFITS OF OUR INTEGRATED APPROACH
PROVIDES A MORE COMPREHENSIVE, ACTIONABLE VIEW OF THE MARKET
by combining the validity and rigor of quantitative research and analysis with the richness and inspiration of qualitative insights and storytelling
INSPIRES INNOVATIVE AND CONCRETE SOLUTIONS THAT ADDRESS UNMET NEEDS
by bringing together insights about user needs, the policy and regulatory environment, business viability, organizational capability and technical feasibility.
ENVISIONS AND CATALYZES TRANSFORMATION
by creating an environment for learning, experimentation and risk-taking under a theory of change, strategic plan and operational model.
ACCELERATES THE PATH TO SUSTAINABILITY AND SCALE
by planning for evolution in behaviors, cultures and markets while measuring engagement, change and impact.