Program Manager at HPI Academy; Teacher at D-School; Design Thinking and Leadership Development Expert

Christina Stansell is a design thinker with a passion for empowering people as innovators, connectors, and leaders. As a program manager at the HPI Academy as well as a coach at the HPI D-School, Christina designs, leads, and coaches programs that bring the method and mindset of Design Thinking into real world projects. In addition to teaching design thinking, she has served as an adjunct lecturer in personal development at various universities in Germany in collaboration with the consultancy MayCoach & Co.

Prior to this, Christina spent nearly a decade in the international development field at the Institute of International Education, specializing in capacity-building and leadership development programs for organizations around the world.

Christina holds a BA in International Relations from Stanford University and an MBA with honors from ESMT.

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