Prof. em. Dr. Uta Brandes

Uta Brandes PortraitChair iGDN

  • co-founder and co-owner of „be design“
  • until summer 2015 tenure professor  of Gender & Design at  the Köln International School of Design, Technical University Cologne. (As far as we know, Uta’s chair was the first in the world to be explicitly and officially dedicated to Gender & Design.)
  • she is a frequent lecturer at universities in Germany, Japan, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Korea, Australia and the USA.
  • author and editor of numerous publications; the most recent one being Gender Design –  Streifzüge zwischen Theorie und Empirie (Gender Design – Rambles between Theory and Research)

Earlier job roles included: Research Assistant at the University of Hanover; Deputy Director of a Hanover-based institute for women’s studies; head of a ministerial department for Gender & Equality in Wiesbaden; development of the Swiss Design Center in Langenthal and Director of the ‚Forum‘ of the Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany, Bonn.

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