Natalia FM Rodrigues
MFA Candidate, DRD | Graduate Associate
Areas of Expertise
- Industrial Design
- Design Research
- BFA Industrial Design, ESAD - Porto, Portugal
Natalia completed her studies in Industrial Design in 2019 at ESAD (College of Arts and Design) and is currently pursuing a Master of Fine Arts in Design Research and Development at The Ohio State University. Her current research uses a co-design approach to redesign the John School program together with She Has a Name, a local non-profit organization in Columbus that aims to fight human trafficking through education, advocacy, and care for those impacted. The main objective of the research is to make the existing program even more impactful in achieving behavior changes to better combat sex trafficking. Natalia also works as a Graduate Teaching Associate in the Design Department.