Lena Mayer

Lena Mayer is a PhD candidate at the HPI-Stanford Design Thinking Research Program. Her research interests lie in organizational training and (virtual) team collaboration. Specifically, she focuses on enhancing design thinking skill transfer after virtual or physical trainings. After graduating from the HPI School of Design Thinking Potsdam, Lena started working as a freelance design thinking coach and guest lecturer for organizations and universities.

She graduated from Maastricht University with a M.Sc. in Work and Organizational Psychology and is currently also following a further education program in systemic communication. In the past, she has worked in several interdisciplinary design projects, as a tutor and in the field of consultancy.


Design Thinking at Scale III: Supporting expertise development through online learning units

PI: Prof. Dr. Christoph Meinel Abstract The challenges and possibilities of teaching and learning of design thinking in … > mehr

Fostering DT education through adaptive digital learning experiences

After extensive research on digital design thinking education and creating a MOOC on the first design thinking phase, … > mehr

Learner-Centered Frameworks for Digital Learning Experiences Design

PI: Professor Dr. Christoph Meinel Abstract After adapting and conducting two design thinking MOOCs, the research … > mehr

Fostering Design Thinking Education

PI: Professor Dr. Christoph Meinel Abstract After adapting and conducting several design thinking Massive Open Online … > mehr