Sandy Speicher, IDEO
Sandy Speicher is a Partner at the global design and innovation firm IDEO, where she also serves as Managing Director of the education practice. Her teams look to people’s unmet needs to inspire new solutions for a wide variety of challenges – from the ways people learn to the ways systems operate. Working with organizations across the public, private, and social sectors, Sandy has helped create an affordable school system in Peru, has developed tools to build basic literacy in Brazil’s youth, and has created experiences to bring design thinking to students, teachers and school leaders around the world. She also helped Carnegie Corporation launch 100kin10, which President Clinton referred to as a new model for social change. Sandy holds an M.A. in Education from Stanford and a B.F.A. from Washington University.