Dana Martens is a designer, creative technologist, maker, educator, life-long student and geek working to educate and empower communities to embrace the potential of speculative practice for better understanding how emerging technologies can create future social impact.
They currently work as a UX Designer at Teach for America by day and an Adjunct Professor at Parsons School of Design by night, designing educational initiatives and consulting on the role of technology-led design for social impact entrepreneurship.
In their spare time, Dana pursues their passion for speculative practice by co-organizing the Speculative Futures NYC Meetup, and is currently working to launch NYC's first Speculative Design conference, PRIMER19, this coming June. Dana also publishes SciFly, a weekly newsletter curating NYC's best speculative design, fiction, art, and emerging technology events.
Dana holds a Bachelor of Arts cum laude in Economics from Smith College and Master of Fine Arts with honors in Design + Technology from Parsons School of Design.
The future feels uncertain, now more than ever. As a species we face looming and
Privacy & Cookies Policy
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information.
Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website.