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Madeleine Olson

Learning Designer

Madeleine Olson is a Learning Designer consulting and leading the design, development, and delivery of instructional materials with faculty of MPH programs. She is especially motivated by supporting the school’s educational mission of empowering students with critical consciousness to shape a healthier world.

Prior to HSPH, she worked at Georgetown University, both at the Red House and the Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship. Madeleine also became a BUILD Design Fellow at Desklight, a design-thinking consulting agency, where she developed a passion for human-centered design practices.

Madeleine holds an MA in Learning, Design, and Technology from Georgetown University and a BA in Critical Studies in Media Arts (Self-designed) from Mount Holyoke College.

She is the author of Subversive Pathways: Your Life as Transformative Design (New Degree Press, 2022), a non-fiction book on applying design-thinking to everyday life.