Eva Foo | University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Eva is currently a senior in Industrial Design at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). Being inspired by Project H, Design for America, and IDEO, she is highly interested in Design for Social Impact. She believes through the human-centered approach, design can create positive change on the world. She is the President of UIUC IDSA student chapter and the IDSA community allows her to connect the school chapter with the professionals and stay involved in the design world.
Kim Hoffman, IDSA | Boston Vice Chair | Phillips Healthcare
As one of the vice-chairs of IDSA Boston, I'm always inspired by the amazing design talent of the area and am always excited to engage with the community here.
My current role in the industry is as a product designer for Philips Healthcare in Andover, MA, where I feel very lucky to take part in the design of patient monitoring devices that help to improve and save lives.
Joanna strives to integrate design and business to support innovations in new product development, consumer and marketing research, and business strategy. She earned her Masters Degree in Industrial Design from Pratt Institute and her MBA from Tulane University. She enjoys cooking, traveling, and spending time outdoors, and just started learning to play banjo.
Karen is an Industrial Design graduate from Western Washington University with interests in sustainability and user centered design practice. She enjoys hiking the NW trails, swimming, home cooking, being exposed to different cultures, and pet sitting until she finds a perfect place for her own dog.