Designing Women: Do Women Innovate Differently?
As design thinking expands beyond Stanford and start-ups to corporations and non-profits, we wanted to explore whether women bring a unique approach or perspective to innovation. Many of the most visible pioneers of design thinking have been men yet the approach is rooted in empathy, a trait often associated with women. We’ll talk to female practitioners of design thinking about what strengths women innovators bring to the table and debate whether gender plays a role in innovation at all.
Additional Supporting Materials
- Turi McKinley, Executive Director, frog design, Inc
- Shanti Mathew, Strategy Director, Public Policy Lab
- Danielle Merfeld, VP and GM, Niskayuna Technology Center, GE Global Research, General Electric
- Ariba Jahan, Director of Innovation, Ad Council
Ariba Jahan, Director of Innovation, The Ad Council
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