Jocelyn Wyatt

Jocelyn Wyatt is the co-lead and executive director of

Prior to joining IDEO in 2007, Wyatt worked in Kenya as an Acumen Fund fellow with an agro-pharmaceutical company involved in the production of malaria treatments. She also served as VisionSpring’s interim country director in India, where she helped increase the distribution of low-cost reading glasses. In addition, Wyatt did training, project management, and business development for Chemonics International, a contractor for USAID.

Wyatt has taught at the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley and Thunderbird. She is an advisory board member to Clinton Global Initiative, an Aspen Institute First Movers Fellow, and one of Foreign Policy magazine’s Top Global Thinkers.

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SEP 29, 2015 Podcast

Can Human-Centered Design "Fix" Humanitarian Aid?

Design thinking has emerged as a new tool in humanitarianism. Proponents of the trend believe it can solve the problem long plaguing the aid community: ...