Brynn Kolada

Partnerships Lead

As a Partnerships Lead at IDEO.org, Brynn focuses on creating the conditions for great design, supporting teams to do their best work, building and stewarding relationships with a diverse set of partner organizations tackling emerging development and humanitarian challenges.

Prior to joining IDEO.org, Brynn worked at a number of organizations focused on women's health, family planning, and HIV prevention and treatment. Most recently, she was a Global Health Corps fellow with mothers2mothers in Malawi, working to harness the power of mothers to end pediatric AIDS. With a passion for working at the intersection of creativity and strategy, Brynn loves wrangling wild information into coherence. 

Brynn holds a bachelor's degree in International Studies with an emphasis on Global Environment and Health from the University of Michigan, paired with a minor in (and passion for) in Medical Anthropology. If she's not in the office, Brynn can most likely be found on top of a mountain or watching a football game—occasionally both!

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