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Design Serving People: Innovation Through Co-creation
As an Associate Professor in Design at The Ohio State University, Liz Sanders' focus is on facilitating transdisciplinary learning experiences and co-creation practices for addressing the significant challenges we face today. She introduced many of the tools, techniques and methods being used today to drive and/or inspire design from a human-centered perspective and has practiced co-designing across all the design disciplines.
Liz is also the founder of MakeTools, a company that explores new spaces in the emerging design landscapes. Some of her clients have included Apple, AT&T, Coca Cola, Compaq, GE, IBM, Intel, Johnson Controls, Kodak, Microsoft, Motorola, Procter & Gamble, Roche Diagnostics, Steelcase, Thermos, 3M, and Xerox.
Liz has a PhD in Experimental Psychology with a minor in Quantitative Psychology as well as a BA in Psychology and a BA in Anthropology.