Design your most important project: Your Life

Life Design Workshop for High School Students

Unlock your potential and design your future with an immersive Life Design Workshop for high school students. With a mission of Every person, a flourishing life. Every life, designed intentionally, the Designing Your Future (DYF) workshop is part of a global movement empowering individuals to utilize the innovation principles of Design Thinking for life and work. Based on the acclaimed Life Design Framework created by Stanford Professors Bill Burnett and Dave Evans, this program empowers students to envision and create the life they desire.

Engineered at Stanford, the Life Design framework, tools, and mindsets allow participants to design future possibilities for their lives and careers, regardless of background or age. Join on a transformative journey where participants learn essential life skills and embrace a mindset of intentional living and meaningful exploration.


  • Dates: June 26th to 28th, 2024
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM IST
  • Venue: Oakridge International School, Gachibowli
  • Eligibility: Grade 9-12
  • Fee: INR 30,000 + 18% GST
  • Deadline: June 16th, 2024


Based on the Framework by Stanford Professors Bill Burnett & Dave Evans.

Bill, the Executive Director of the Design Program at Stanford, has a vast experience of 45 years, spanning five companies and numerous students. With multiple patents and design awards to his name, including recognition for innovations like the first “slate” computer, Bill is dedicated to both creating and teaching.

Dave, a lecturer and co-founder of Stanford’s Design Program, brings over 30 years of experience, notably co-founding Electronic Arts and contributing to groundbreaking technology at Apple. Together, they pioneered the Life Design Framework, inspiring individuals worldwide to thrive through initiatives like “Designing Your Life.”

Stanford Life Design Trained Educator:

Navyug Mohnot

Designing Your Life Facilitator & Coach
Harvard Certified Leadership Coach
Visiting Faculty: IIT Jodhpur & Ashoka University
IIT Delhi Alumnus

Program Facilitator


Curriculum Co-Creator


Program Advisor:

Kathy Davies

Managing Director,
Life Design Lab,
Stanford University

Post the workshop, students will receive a Certificate signed by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans, the Stanford professors who engineered the DYL framework and the authors of the best-selling book, Designing Your Life, and Navyug Mohnot, Stanford Life Design Trained Educator and India Program Director for Designing Your Life.

Opportunity to get a Letter of Recommendation from Stanford Life Design Educator.



“I recommend taking this workshop if you are interested in learning how to design the life you truly want to live. I am excited to continue to use the tools I have learned throughout my life.”

More Information:

This is a life design workshop aimed at empowering high school students with the principles of Design Thinking to help them navigate life’s critical questions and decisions. Developed by Stanford professors and facilitated by experienced educators, this 3-day event offers participants the tools to design a fulfilling future, fostering a designer’s mindset, creative problem-solving skills, and a plan for their life’s ambitions. Participants will leave with a comprehensive understanding of how to apply these principles for a life of purpose and meaning.

This program is tailor-made for high school students eager to explore and design their future. It employs design thinking methods to tackle life’s key questions, led by experienced educators who provide tools, mindset, and mapped-out adventures for participants.

No, this is not a design workshop. This workshop will teach the principles of Life design, which are applicable to every student’s life.

Unfortunately, we will be unable to share the recordings of the lectures, therefore we request all participants to attend all sessions.

Expect the program to be highly interactive and engaging. There are many group discussions, activities and competition. All the skill learning session & activities will keep the pace rapid so boredom won’t set in. We ensure a two-way interaction by providing enough time for questions, comments, and discussion. Breaks will be scheduled frequently so you can stretch, walk, talk, and grab a bite.

After registering for the program, you’ll be directed to the payment portal to complete your transaction. Once payment is confirmed, your seat will be reserved automatically.