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Kate Edgar

St. Louis, MO, United States

"Humanitarian Designer" (product design)

Member since August 06, 2008

I am a recent graduate of the Carnegie Mellon University School of Design. I received my BFA in Industrial Design with a focus in Hispanic Studies. I have a strong passion for applying design thinking to help underserved communities, and have done work with rural business owners in Panama, refugees resettling to U.S., and the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Palau. I am currently looking for the opportunity to grow as an industrial designer and apply my diverse experiences.

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Catapult Launch Party

Poverty, Industrial Design

Posted July 21, 2009
By Heather Fleming

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I work for Global Brigades, the largest student led sustainable development organization, as a Regional Advisor to university organizations. The student teams are partnered with projects in Panama ranging from 8 disciplines including architecture, business, and law. They collaborate with local ngo's, peace corps volunteers, and professionals in Panama and Honduras to apply their education and implement sustainable solutions, and I help the students make it reality.

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My Interests

  • Industrial Design
  • Environmental Design
  • Communication Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Audio/Visual Design