Designers and Researchers Solving Real-World Problems | Rachel Smith, Design to Combat COVID-19
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Episode 39 Show Notes:


As a Product Designer, I’m always curious about the impact the products I create have on society. In this episode, Rachel shares her journey to founding her company, Design to Combat COVID-19. Over 2000 Designers and Researchers are working together to support our communities affected by COVID-19. This episode will inspire anyone who’s ever asked themselves, how can I possibly make a global impact as a designer or researcher, or if you’re interested in turning your idea into a product.



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