Aly Blenkin is a Senior Product Designer at Pivotal Labs, where she uses lean UX methodologies and systems thinking to create new digital products and services in the private and social sector. Prior to Pivotal Labs, Aly worked at ThoughtWorks. She has worked on projects in various areas such as; health care, food systems, access to education for undocumented people and renewable energy. Aly holds her masters in Transdisciplinary Design from Parsons in New York and studied Industrial Design in her undergrad.
She has recently spoke at Interaction 18 about her work involving systemic issues around sanitation design in refugee camps and climate change resilience. She also spoke about ‘The Dark Side of Innovation’ at IxDA and at TEDxFullhamWomen about ‘Making Time for the Environment.’