Molly Clare Wilson teaches and practices human-centered design. She has lived in Berlin, Germany since 2015. She is a Senior Designer and Researcher at the nonprofit Simply Secure, and is also available for freelance work.

From 2015 to 2018, Molly led the Advanced Track at the School of Design Thinking, Hasso-Platter-Institut, University of Potsdam. She taught and managed a team of 16 part-time faculty and 40 students solving complex product and service design problems alongside organizational partners in industry, government, and the nonprofit sector. A former fellow and teacher at the Stanford d.school, Molly has taught design and design thinking methodology all over the world.

Her work as a designer focuses on bringing a responsible, values-driven mindset to complex digital products and services.At Simply Secure, she has led design research projects around nonprofit funding, design for trust, design ethics, and anti-corruption journalism. At Sliced Bread Design in Mountain View, California, she has done both user research and interaction design for products in finance, health, and education.

She holds a master’s degree in Learning, Design, and Technology from Stanford University, and a bachelor’s degree magna cum laude in History of Science from Harvard University.

Her favorite moment of fame in the last couple years came when the Protobot was featured in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (German). She still does not know how they stumbled across it.

Obwohl sie sich noch im Lernprozess befindet, liest und versteht sie Deutsch ohne Probleme. Sprechen kann sie auch, wenn ein_e Muttersprachler_in die fehlenden Wörter gern ergänzt.

CV, design portfolio, and teaching portfolio are available on request. You can also find Molly on Twitter @mollyclare or email her at here@molly.is.