Design for Extreme Affordability

Joan Youngblood Dorsey

Design Lab Manager

Joan heads the Design Lab and supports work in both Social E and the course. Her focus is on getting resources to young social entrepreneurs so that they can implement their course projects in the “real world”. Before joining Stanford, Joan managed the daily operations of a global solar lighting nonprofit, One Million Lights, based in Palo Alto, CA, and directed the children’s education programs at Texas Discovery Gardens, an organic, public garden in Dallas, TX.