Department: Design Team

Angela Hariche

Angela Hariche joined Catapult Design as CEO in May 2019. Angela has extensive experience in the international development space working with the United Nations, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the philanthropic sector, and social entrepreneurs. She has led major initiatives for the Sustainable Development Goals in Liberia, Indonesia, India, the U.S, Ghana, Kenya, Bangladesh… Read more »

Radhika Agarwal

Radhika is a service designer and strategist who is passionate about designing systems and creating authentic solutions to meet emerging challenges. With professional experiences in robotics, design, strategy, biology, and music, Radhika seeks challenges at the intersection of commonly siloed disciplines. Growing up globally in cities such as Hong Kong, Tokyo, and Singapore, Radhika emphasizes… Read more »

Adam Horbinski

Adam is a product designer whose passion lies at the intersection of social innovation and product development. Drawing on his early experiences assisting disabled adults and homeless youth, Adam’s aim is in leveraging design to address the unmet needs of marginalized communities. His experience spans a number of industries and disciplines, from working as a… Read more »

Laura Ramirez

Laura Ramirez is a Latinx multidisciplinary designer. Laura aims to empower, educate and inspire communities on sustainable practices through outreach, leadership and engagement, by advocating for a more intentional design approach to new and existing problems. With a passion in systems thinking, service design, and organizational change Laura hopes to transform the aspirations of stakeholders… Read more »

Haleemah Sadiah

Haleemah Sadiah is a social designer who enjoys the creation of spaces that bring people together to learn, create and advocate for themselves. She has experience  working with communities in India and the US where she facilitated co-creation workshops and built tools for organizational strategy and learning. Haleemah has an MFA in Design for Sustainability… Read more »

Maria Presley

Maria is receiving a Specializing Master’s in Service Design at Politecnico di Milano’s POLI.design. As a  service designer her life’s mission is to expand opportunities for those who are being left behind by transformations to technology, work, and society.  This has led her to design and deliver social impact programs in more than 15 countries,… Read more »

Rikta Krishnaswamy

Rikta is a design researcher and strategist with experience working in emerging markets in India, East Africa, Indonesia and Cambodia for over a decade. Her work spans domains of financial inclusion, public health, WASH, waste management, family planning, adolescent sexual reproductive health, as well as consumer products and grassroots technology platforms. Rikta holds a Graduate… Read more »

Karin Carter

Karin is a designer and educator with diverse expertise as each. As an in-house designer, she worked on the advanced innovation teams at Nike and The North Face–working hands-on with global partners to research, invent, and develop new technologies for athletic gear. As a design consultant, she helps multinationals and start-ups alike in getting their… Read more »

Payan ole-MoiYoi

Payan began his product design career in Seattle in 2010, after 7 years of experience in the civil engineering sector as a geologist and environmental scientist. Since 2013 he has been operating out of Kenya, providing design expertise for projects and companies across Africa. His expertise spans the entire product development cycle from ideation to… Read more »

Charlie Sellers

Charlie has a background in advanced materials (metals and ceramics) development – spending 10 years at a U.S. Department of Energy laboratory and +10 years in industry working at international manufacturing operations, including 2 years in China operating rare earth magnet factories.  He is adept at troubleshooting problems and bringing new products to market, in both… Read more »