Ralitsa Diana Debrah

Ralitsa Diana Debrah

Ralitsa Diana Debrah
Ralitsa Diana Debrah, PhD

Country: Ghana
Role: Design Educator

BIO: Dr. Ralitsa Diana Debrah is a designer and educator with over a decade experience of consulting both locally and internationally. She is a lecturer at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana, West Africa. She serves as a learning experience designer at the eLearning Centre and Department of Communication Design, KNUST, Ghana. She is a member/ facilitator for the e/merge Africa Network – CILT, CHED | University of Cape Town (UCT) South Africa. She holds a PhD in the area of Design, Innovation, Sustainability and Informatics from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), South Africa.

She serves as a committee member, Ambassador and juror on several design organisations such as Open Design Afrika (ODA), DesignGhana, Pan Afrikan Design Institute (PADI); Design Research Activity Workgroup networks (DRAWn) - CPUT, Type Directors Club (TDC), Cumulus Association, World Design Organization (WDO), International Upcycling Research Network and Design for Social Innovation and Sustainability (DESIS) Network.

She is a co-founder and acts as the Technology and Innovation Specialist for Inclusive-Tech-Group (ITG) , a not-for-profit organisation in Ghana. She supports WDO | Young Designers Circle (YDC) initiatives and serves a coach to Young Designers across the world.

Her research interests include: Design, Service Design, Pluriversal Design, Decolonising Design and Education, Social Innovation, Sustainability, Human-Computer-Interaction and EdTech for Social Transformation within Transdisciplinary settings. She is a lifelong learner and a futurist. She loves People, Design, Technology and Research.

Contact: rddebrah.art@knust.edu.gh | debrahralitsa@gmail.com
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