SFHS with SCU Presents

Innovations in Dementia Care (I2DC)

Pitchfest & Celebration

November 30, 2022

Innovation in Demetia Care

Join us for our first Innovations in Dementia Care (I2DC) Pitchfest & Celebration. Seventeen students have been working in teams to identify a challenge in dementia care - either for the person with dementia or the caregiver - in order to create and prototype their own solution. On November 30th, our four teams of Lancers across all grade levels will come together to pitch their ideas and showcase the work they have done in this ten-week engagement with Santa Clara University's Healthcare Innovation and Design Program. At least one project will be selected to move forward for the next two years, converting their pitch from prototype to product.

SFHS Students
Ryan Matsumoto, Bella Sandoval, Edla Lahtiranta, Mahika Mithbaokar, Shiven Patel, Jack Blatnik, Anvitha Yalamanchili, Johanna Perez, Anoushka Roshan, Cate McCarthy, Hoshita Undella, Sanjana Srikanth, Alexander Chang, Isabella Roenicke, Jennifer Tolland, Rohan Sinha, Elizabeth Jobson

SFHS Team Advisors
Kerrie Gibson, Chidozie Onuegbe, Helen Solinski, Meighan Wilson Friedsam

SFHS Advisor
Shraddha Chaplot

SCU Advisors
Dr. Prashanth Asuri, Dr. Julia Scott

Event Details (the when, where & wear)

  • When
    Wednesday, November 30, 2022 from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    • 5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Mingling and activities
    • 6:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Official start and pitchfest kickoff
    • 6:15 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. Pitches and Q/A with four teams
    • 7:45 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Final comments and selection of project(s) moving forward
  • Where
    Performing Arts Center
    Saint Francis High School 
    1885 Miramonte Ave
    Mountain View, CA 94040
    PAC location and parking map
  • Wear
    Feel free to wear whatever you're comfortable in, but dress warm!

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Shraddha Chaplot
Head of Innovation



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