Mana Taheri is a researcher at the HPI-Stanford Design Thinking Research Program and a PhD student at the University of Potsdam. Her research interest lies in investigating and exploring the potential and impact of teaching Design Thinking at scale, with a strong interest for online education. She holds a Master’s degree in Economics and Management from Humboldt University, where she completed her studies in Berlin, Havana, and Istanbul.
Mana was born and raised in Tehran where she also obtained her bachelor’s in Economics. She enjoys teaching, drawing, and (recently) long boarding.