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CV

Experience
Education

Places I call home

Brooklyn, New York
Middlebury, Vermont
Copenhagen, Denmark
Kigali, Rwanda
Boston, Massachusetts
Palo Alto, California

Connect

mendolia@stanford.edu
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CV

Gina Mendolia

Design graduate student

doing stuff and other stuff ya know...

Experience
Curriculum Designer
Galvanizer

Designing 8-week startup incubator curriculum that guides female founders from ideation and prototyping through pitch development and product or service launch

Stanford, CA

Feb 2020 - Present

Design Researcher
Stanford University

Researching (1) the effects of building design on occupants’ wellbeing with the Billington Group and (2) the human factors of product trust in the IRIS Product Design Lab

Stanford, CA

Jan 2020 - Present

Product Director
OpenBiome

Designed and prototyped a system that integrated a product app with a EMR app

Led team of 5 for user research, prototyping, user testing, and implementation

Cambridge, MA

Jan 2019 - Aug 2019

Senior Product Manager
OpenBiome

Created an electronic medical record (EMR) system to replace a manual, paper-based health record system

Cambridge, MA

Jan - Dec 2018

Product Manager
OpenBiome

Designed a web application and supply chain system for manufacturing operations

Developed a data insights team to enable real-time product planning & inventory optimization

Cambridge, MA

Mar 2016 - Dec 2017

Product Development Associate
OpenBiome

Researched, developed, and managed full product life cycle to create the first shelf-stable formulation of Fecal Microbiota Treatment pills

Cambridge, MA

Sept 2014 - Feb 2016

On-site Researcher
Gardens for Health

Executed on-site field research in Rwanda for (1) fundraising strategy and (2) professional development training for local staff at sustainable agriculture and health NGO

Kigali, Rwanda

Jun - Jul 2013

Toolbox
User Research

Field observations, journey mapping, interviewing, prototyping & testing

Design & Visual Communication

Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Figma, HTML (basic), CSS (basic)

Data Analysis & Visualization

PostgreSQL, Excel, R

Education
Design Impact Engineering, MS

Stanford University, 2021
*The Mericos Foundation Fellowship

Data Science

General Assembly, 2017

Economics & Biochemistry, BA

Middlebury College, 2014

Public Health

Danish Institute for Study Abroad, 2013

Projects
Design Thinking Bootcamp

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Design Thinking Bootcamp

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Design Thinking Bootcamp

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