Sheryl is a multi-disciplinary design strategist with more than two decades of experience and has worked extensively in human-centered design within the education space. She specializes in developing tools and methods for designers to expand their mindsets beyond user-centered design, anticipate unintended consequences, and engage in systems thinking. Some of her recent work with the Gates Foundation includes leading student voice research to inform the K-12 Balance The Equation Grand Challenge, and working with Gates Foundation teams to provide equity-centered technical assistance to their grantees. Her book, Closing the Loop: Systems Thinking for Designers, was released in February 2023.
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