Leticia Britos Cavagnaro is co-founder and co-Director of University Innovation Fellows, a program of the d.school, which empowers students to be co-designers of their education. Leticia was Deputy Director of the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation (Epicenter), an NSF-funded initiative that operated from 2011 to 2016 to foster innovation and entrepreneurship in engineering education nationwide. She is an adjunct professor at the d.school, where she teaches Stanford students of all disciplines, as well as corporate and nonprofit leaders, how to build their creative confidence to become engines of innovation in teams and organizations. Leticia has a Ph.D. in Developmental Biology from Stanford's School of Medicine, and is a former member of the Research in Education & Design Lab (REDlab) at Stanford’s School of Education. She has consulted with companies like Google, Citrix, and Microsoft, on using design to build their innovation capacity and culture.
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