Hannah Potter

Participatory Design Associate

Hannah is a Participatory Design Associate at New Story. She is a design enthusiast who believes that the best experiences are always human-centered. With New Story, Hannah is a design researcher and works to teach Participatory Design to local housing partners around the world. Hannah has worked in international development in South Africa, Bolivia, Chile, D.C. and Geneva. She previously worked at the intersection of sustainable development and design at IDEO.org.

Hannah is a Stanford alum, an immigrant rights’ advocate and a Mainer at heart. In her spare time, Hannah is likely off on a backpacking adventure or organizing events for Wilder, her women’s leadership and outdoor group in the Bay Area.

Hannah hopes to make participatory design the status quo in the global housing space.

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