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May 02, 2017

Healthy Design: Creating Impact Through Design Where It's Needed Most with Dana Cho

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Design is often about bringing optimism, creativity and simplicity to a challenge at hand. But what happens when that challenge is the healthcare industry, which is complex, highly regulated and filled with taboo topics? Do designers have the ;right to share their voice and play in a fi eld dominated by science, regulatory constraints and industry experts? Through her work at IDEO, Dana has discovered that the intersectional perspective and curiosity we bring as designers can be exactly what industries like healthcare need. In this talk, Dana shares insights and stories from her work as the Global Head of IDEO Design for Health practice, which is responsible for award-winning work with organizations such as Planned Parenthood. She also highlights ways you can directly apply these learnings to your own design career.