The Believer

I’ve seen what design can do and I try to advocate for it, but I am no expert. I need better ways to guide and encourage others.

Relevant Resources


I have seen the value design brings to global health projects and have collaborated with designers. But I am not comfortable talking about it. I struggle to articulate the value of design to others. I want tools and resources that help me talk about design more effectively.


My needs

  • To guide stakeholders’ expectations on what design can offer

  • To maintain integrity and quality of design-in-use

  • To determine the right type of design depending on the type of challenge

  • To find who is best to work with depending on the type of challenge

  • To set-up the project with the right conditions for success


My struggles with design

Initially, even I took time to understand fully what design means. How do I communicate what design is more clearly to others?”

“We need a set of shared and commonly understood/transparent terms, so everyone is aligned.”

“I need to defend a fluid process that doesn’t fit easily into global health

My questions

How can I articulate the value of design to others clearly?

How should I set the expectations for each stage of the design process with all the stakeholders involved?

How do I know if the design process is working well or not?

How do I set up the project for success?

My Requirements

I’m dreaming of tools that demonstrate the return on design investment.”

“We don’t need another PowerPoint, we need something that is as immersive and experiential as possible.