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Co-design Management Team

Anna Bielak-Dworska - Project Coordinator
Founder of the Stable Foundation and the leader of the organization. She has an interdisciplinary background, as she studied economics, psychology in business, coaching and training studies as well as creative writing. She is responsible for the program of building the international community for better regeneration, especially for the Palace and Park Complex in Siemianowice Śląskie. She has a special interest in the field of regeneration, social
innovation and heritage.
Agata Nowak - Researcher
Transdycyplinary artist and researcher, connecting liberal arts, critical studies and user experience design. MA in psychology and MFA in visual arts (Research-led program at HEAD in Geneva), now Phd candidate in cultural studies. For over 9 years now I have been developing art programs and socially engaged initiatives, while practicing design skills in business and IT environment. I share knowledge as academic lecturer and an expert in UX research and usability testing (SWPS University).
Martyna Bielak - Students Mentor
Martyna is a service designer with an industrial design background. She is experienced in research, service design practices and recreation areas and playgrounds design. Martyna works for Designit, the global design strategy firm where she focuses on understanding customers’ context, business needs and technological potential to transfer these into the most desirable, viable and feasible experiences. She is passionate about exploring changes in the regeneration processes.
Paweł Nowak - PL Team Leader
Paweł is the founder and main coordinator of WUD Silesia conference – the biggest non-profit UX conference in Poland. He is also a lecturer and mentor at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Katowice and co-founder of Useful Knowledge school. Leader of Polish Team in "Co-design your place" project,
implemented under the Erasmus + program, Action 2: Strategic
Partnerships. Cooperation for innovation and exchange of good
practices.
Astrid Lundsgaard - DK Team Leader
With a bachelor of science in Design and innovation and a current
study of a master of arts in learning and innovative change I have experience in the field of enabling innovative solutions to do actual change in the world. My education provides an eye for the technical solutions but with the people at center and key. I am
project lead at the organisation Student & Innovation House of
“Co-design Your Place”. I have years of experience in developing and structuring youth organisations.
Silvia Grimaldi - Program Mentor
Silvia Grimaldi is Course Leader of the MA Service Design and
Postdoctoral Research Fellow on the Pharma Factory project (H2020) at London College of Communication (LCC), University of the Arts London (UAL). Her research focuses on the role of narrative in users’ interpretation of product experience, design fiction and service design as tools for public engagement, surprise within product experiences, service design, and service design pedagogy.
Javiera Godoy - GB Team Leader
Javiera is an architect who focuses on community engagement
and research. She is a Knowledge Exchange Facilitator for the MA
Service Design course at London College of Communication and
collaborating with UAL on the project LCC Service Design Lab
(SDXlab). Her work explores innovative urban pedagogy creating spaces,
methods and tools for non-built environment practitioners to be
actively part of urban processes related to transformations of our
neighbourhoods and cities.
Chris To - Administrative Support
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Co-design Students Team

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