Emi Kolawole Senior Media Designer, The Hasso Plattner Institute of Design, Stanford University d.school
Emi Kolawole is a multi-media professional with over a decade of experience. She has worked in television, web and print media.
The founding editor of the Innovations section of The Washington Post, Emi was invited to serve as the editor-in-residence at The Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford University — widely known as the d.school.
She is currently a senior media designer at the d.school, and works at the crossroads of media and design thinking with a focus on bias (race, gender and sexuality) and creative practice. She designs and facilitates workshops, classes and experiences in addition to her work running the d.school blog, ‘the whiteboard,’which she launched in 2013.
She is a member of the d.school’s Media Experiments Project conducted in collaboration with Knight Foundation.
Prior to that, Emi was a producer for PostPolitics at The Washington Post, the associate producer for “Washington Week with Gwen Ifill” and a staff writer forFactCheck.org, covering the 2008 presidential election. Emi is a graduate of The Madeira School, Wellesley College and American University.
Emi is the founding Shaper and former Curator of the Global Shapers Palo Alto hub — an initiative of The World Economic Forum, and she is an alumna of the French-American Foundation Young Leaders program.
A talk radio and cable TV broadcast journalist since 1995, media producer / host Bonnie D. Graham created and launched SAP Coffee Break with Game-Changers Radio in Fall 2011. Since then, she has developed 20 additional themed Game-Changers radio series for SAP. On each episode, Bonnie moderates a panel of thought leaders, practitioners, journalists and / or educators from across the business spectrum and the globe, to share timely technology and strategy insights for businesses of all sizes, industries, geographies, and maturities. Bonnie is on the SAP Editorial Experience / News Services team. Follow her programs on Twitter #SAPRadio.
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