Maria Agustina Rapetti is an enthusiastic catalyst of change who understands technology and business and breathes human-centered design. Born and raised in Uruguay, she moved to the USA to complete her Master of Engineering Management degree at Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College.
Since this past winter, she has worked as the Lead Teaching Assistant for the Design Thinking course at Thayer School of Engineering. She collaborates with the professors of the course, leads a team of eleven teaching assistants, facilitates workshops, and guides students through learning the tools and mindsets of human-centered design. Prior to working at the college, she led an independent organizational improvement project for a non-profit organization, and worked as a Project Manager for three years. She is continuously seeking to apply her hybrid set of skills to find solutions to complex challenges and generate a positive impact in the world. The words collaboration and human-centered design get her going!