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Research & Development Intern at 


3-month full-time internship (July 2020)

A large African tech company that makes solar energy accessible to anyone through its financing platform.

User Research

My Role

  • Supported the development of a smokeless, cost-effective cooking solution for rural Kenyans.

  • Co-ordinated crucial user research from London in Kenya & Uganda by liaising with a contact on the ground and supplying the team with interview material and observation guides. The findings of this research helped pave the way for a new direction for the company.

  • Worked with the graphic design team to revitalise their app UI and created a graphic style library to ensure consistency across all graphical brand elements. 

  • Gave presentations about design thinking methods and led brainstorming sessions to help foster a culture of creativity within the R&D team.  

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