Design for Extreme Affordability
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Manasa Yeturu

Design Lecturer, d.school

Manasa Yeturu is the Design for Extreme Affordability course Design Lecturer.  Before joining Extreme, Manasa was based in NYC as a Design and Innovation Strategist at Women’s World Banking, a non-profit which aims to empower low-income women around the world through financial inclusion. Manasa holds a BA in International Development Studies from UCLA and an MBA/ MS in Design Innovation from Northwestern University. In her own words, Manasa describes herself as a “Teacher. Dancer. Researcher. Designer. Diver. But most of all a questioner – my favorite word is “Why?”. I’m endlessly curious – a value that pushes me to dig deep and constantly explore using my chosen toolkits of design methodology & business strategy to develop solutions to challenging human-experienced problems.”