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Best in Design judge 2023

Janka Csernák

Category Service Design

Janka Csernák is a social designer and researcher at the Social Design HUB of MOME Innovation Center since 2020 and a doctoral candidate of design at MOME. Her track record as a market-based product and concept designer and curator for diverse audiences has informed her work in social design since 2015.Currently, her research focuses on the impact of design tools on disadvantaged women’s communities and adolescent youth. In addition to teaching multidisciplinary social design courses in Zagreb (ALU), Gent (KASK), Tallinn (EKA), workshops during hackathons and summer universities, she is a co-founder of the Social Design Network. Her study Development of disadvantaged female communities through design tools was published in IDK2020, Interdisciplinary Doctoral Conference book, 9th Issue (2020). She received the Hungarian Design Award for several projects in 2014 and 2015, and the Fondation Jacques Rougerie Award in 2013.