Minnie is a Sr. Creative Lead at IDEO. She supports design research, user experience, and creative strategy. For more than a decade, she has used design as a means to make positive impact in people’s lives in over a dozen countries around the world. In her spare time, she teaches, writes, and dabbles in photography.

recent awards & activity

2017: Fast Company—"The Future of Design is Circular"
2016: Core77 Award in Service Design—The Divine Divas
2016: IDSA Social Impact Design (Gold)—Design Kit
2015: Keynote Speaker —Education Industry Summit
2015: Webby Award (Honoree)—Design Kit
2015: Robin Hood Success Prize—MyCoach App 
2014: Edison Award (Silver)—Innovators Accelerator 
2013: TEDx Speaker—Validating All Learners
2013: IDSA IDEA Award (Bronze)—Collective Action Toolkit
2012: Microsoft Design Expo Speaker—Opendoor

CLIENTS & COLLABORATORS

Beyond 12
Brooks
Design Kit
Ellen MacArthur Foundation
EMP Museum
Gates Foundation
The Girl Effect
Hewlett Foundation
IDEO U
Institute for the Future
Marie Stopes International
Microsoft
Nike Foundation
Princeton University
Prototype Design Camps
Riverdale Country School
TEDx EDU
UNICEF
University of Phoenix
World Health Partners