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January 28, 2014

luisa covaria

About Me: 

I am the Challenge Manager for OpenIDEO's challenges with the Amplify Program.Amplify is a series of ten design challenges focused on tackling the world’s most pressing development issues through human centered design. This is a collaboration between, OpenIDEO and The UK Department for International Development (DFID).

My background is on UX design, animation and filmmaking. My work focuses on creating conversational spaces that span across mobile, online and physical platforms. I have worked in Colombia, China, India and New York leading participatory video projects with youth in marginalized communities and producing my own documentaries.

My Passions: 
Participatory Design, Human centered design, gender equality, youth empowerment
My Vision for the Future: 
Equal access to education
My Areas of Expertise: 
Online participatory spaces, interaction design
My Languages: 
Spanish, English

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