Emi  Kolawole

Emi Kolawole

Emi Kolawole is a multi-media professional with over a decade of experience. She has worked in television, web and print media. The founding editor of the Innovations section of The Washington Post, Emi was invited to serve as the editor-in-residence at The Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford University -- widely known as the d.school. She is currently a senior media designer at the d.school, and works at the crossroads of media and design thinking with a focus on bias (race, gender and sexuality) and creative practice. She designs and facilitates workshops, classes and experiences in addition to running the d.school blog, 'the whiteboard,' which she launched in 2013. Previously, Emi was a producer for PostPolitics at The Washington Post, the associate producer for "Washington Week with Gwen Ifill" and a staff writer forFactCheck.org. Emi is a graduate of The Madeira School, Wellesley College and American University.