Emily Sadeghian

Senior Design Lead, Storytelling and Strategy

As a Senior Design Lead at IDEO.org, Emily leverages storytelling to help partners sharpen their strategy and design brands that foster joy, clarity, and belonging. Her work spans numerous sectors and geographies—from helping build a criminal justice reform brand that brings together both sides of the aisle to refining a strategy and brand for Save the Children’s Rural Food Innovation Lab in the US to working with IDB to improve service delivery for migrants across Latin America. Emily also previously ran IDEO.org’s editorial strategy. 

Prior to IDEO.org, she worked as a copywriter at The Grommet, a product launch platform for small makers and entrepreneurs. Emily double majored in communications and film studies at Boston College. While she grew up in Colombia, her mom is American and her Dad is Iranian. Talk to her about second-hand clothing, what you’re reading, and the perils of growing up a third-culture kid.

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