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Kelly CostelloAdjunct Lecturer


As a co-founder of Panorama Innovation, Kelly engages clients across a wide range of domains across the private, civic, and non-profit sectors. For over 30 years she has been a practicing design researcher and strategist focused on human-centered methods. Much of her current work is centered on coaching cities in applying design thinking to civic innovation and design for social impact.

Kelly also practices in the non-profit sector to launch nonprofits such as CPS Lives, which brings artists, designers, and Chicago Public Schools together, and WIND, Women Initiating New Directions, which brings programming and support to women in re-entry post incarceration.



MDes, Institute of Design, IIT, Chicago

BS, University of Memphis

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