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Missy Thomas

Graduate Student

Biography

Missy graduated from Carleton University’s School of Industrial Design with a minor in psychology. She is interested in design thinking as a tool to identify problems and design research as a tool to tackle them. She is currently working on a project with Élisabeth Bruyère Hospital and the Dementia Sociality of Ottawa and Renfrew County. They want to empower persons living with dementia and their care-partners by helping them access information about local dementia friendly organizations. As a MDes candidate, her research interests include service design and accessible and inclusive design.