Dr. Eva Köppen

Eva studied Philosophy and Comparative Literature in Berlin, Madrid and Frankfurt and earned her Master-degree in December 2008. She worked as a project manager and conceptual designer at a company for digital communication in Berlin. Since March 2010 she is a researcher at the Stanford Design Thinking Research Team in the project "From Prototype to Innovation". In her sociological Ph.D. thesis she investigates the requirements of modern work regarding empathic labour and focuses on the evaluation of empathy as one of the factors of success within the Design Thinking Process.