Annette Diefenthaler

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As senior portfolio director at IDEO, a design firm, Diefenthaler is passionate about applying human-centered design to systemic challenges in education. Her work focuses on the design of schools and educational experiences. She designs innovative school models and develops new education systems for entire countries. At, a nonprofit design agency, she leads the Powerful Families, Powerful Communities NJ project, which focuses on transforming public youth services in the U.S.

Thanks to her globe-spanning activities, including Russia, the Middle East, Asia, Australia and most recently New York City, Diefenthaler, who is originally from the Allgäu region of Bavaria (Germany), brings an international perspective to her design work.