For Erin, complex problems pose an exciting opportunity for learning and cultivation of empathy. Through previous involvement in medical device design and research, she understands that retaining detail when exploring new challenges is essential to creating compelling solutions.


An Industrial Designer by training, Erin brings knowledge of what is required to translate research into actionable insights. During her time at the University of Cincinnati’s College of Design, Art, Architecture, and Planning, she completed internships at companies such as Hasbro, Ethicon Inc., and Karten Design. It was through these work experiences that Erin was able to discover her passion for design research.


Erin is a STEAM (Science, Technology, Art, and Math) enthusiast and spreads her excitement by volunteering for FIRST Robotics and mentoring middle and high school students. On her down time, she enjoys reading, trying local coffee shops, and exploring Atlanta by foot.