About

DENISE OFELIA MANGEN is an Educational Designer + Technologist for the Teaching + Learning with Technology group at New York University, as well as a Gates Millennium Scholar, a Steinhardt Fellow, and a PhD candidate in Educational Communication + Technology. Her research interests include catalysts for positive social action, sustainability + resilience, and consumer attitude + behavior change. Ofelia has held various positions on projects for organizations such as Queens Library, youthLAB at Stanford University, MediaStorm, National Geographic, the International Center of Photography, The Raw File, Against All Odds Productions, Backlight Media Group, the Moth, and the UNICEF Innovation Team. She earned a MA in Media Ecology from New York University in 2007 and a BS in Visual Communication from Ohio University in 2004.