Aleksandra Kozawska is a senior service designer and a founder ODIS Design for Space, the first design studio specialising in a wide range of services for the space industry. She is also a Product Director responsible for the Space Account in a Spanish digital studio Redradix. Aleksandra is on a mission of using her design expertise to transform the space industry from within and make it more human.
Previously, she has worked for Sopra Steria, Fjord Accenture Interactive and BBVA, applying design tools and human-centred methods to solve complex problems within technological and social areas. In her spare time, she enjoys fostering knowledge sharing in design communities. She is one of the co-founders of Designers in Space Community (DiSC), a new knowledge-sharing initiative that aims to bring design and space closer together and help discover the opportunities opening up within the space sector.
Her education includes University College London (UK), Politecnico di Milano (Italy) and Glasgow School of Arts (UK). Aleksandra has also experience working at the European Astronaut Centre as a designer of basic astronaut training materials and an e-learning course for technical experts, which has been used both at ESA and NASA. She is an alumna of the International Space University and a member of the SGAC Space Exploration Project Group and Polish Space Professionals Association.
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'Using space to design for earth'
When someone says space technology what do you imagine? Rockets, moon landings, billionaires with more money than sense? What if you were told that space technology holds the key to unlocking environmental sustainability here on earth? We are at the forefront of a new space age in which the role of Design is more critical than ever.
Three designers in space will highlight the power of space technology to help us all manage our long term planning, address some of the world’s most wicked challenges, and outline how we as designers can be involved to shape the future.
Friday, September 16, 11:30