Lecturer Naghmi Shireen

Naghmi teaches Make Change Studio, a hands-on interactive course where students learn to develop a Minimum Viable Product based on in-depth user research. They learn problem-solving, design thinking, and leadership skills.

Naghmi, previously an architect, entrepreneur, and handbag designer, is an experienced design researcher with most of her research centered around user experience design. She has co-founded two companies and has volunteered in organizations with a vision for social change. She is also a seasoned academic and has taught multiple university-level courses. In her spare time, Naghmi likes to explore paper-art with her two daughters.

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