Sneha is a design researcher who develops participatory approaches to engage with complex challenges, focusing on the social conditions of designing.
She has worked on several projects including improving access to palliative care; developing emotional and bereavement support for women around miscarriage; supporting young people with learning disabilities to stay safe online; and transforming conversations on Type 2 diabetes diagnosis.
Sneha is based in the Innovation School at the Glasgow School of Art. Her research focuses on engaging with citizens and communities with different abilities and sensitivities who are often not included in a design process.
Sneha holds a Master’s degree in Design Innovation and Citizenship from GSA. She worked as a Senior Design Researcher and Innovation Manager with a leading design and research practice in India, collaborating with businesses and third sector organisations such as GE Healthcare and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on global challenges.