Sofía Bosch Gómez

Sofía Bosch Gómez

PhD in Transition Design

Sofía is a designer and researcher interested in the overlaps between design, public sector innovation and design education. Her research focuses on the role of design and designers within the Mexican public service, taking into account local and pedagogical circumstances in the development of government innovation spaces.

As a Teaching Fellow in the School of Design, Sofía teaches at the undergraduate and graduate level. She is also the co-host of the in-house produced bilingual podcast Design in Transition/Diseño en Transición. Sofía also works part-time at the Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence and Educational Innovation supporting the professional development of CMU graduate students' teaching skills.

Her professional practice spans over a diversity of Mexican federal and local government offices as the National Digital Strategy, the Lab for the City and Agency for Digital Public Innovation. Recently, she coached and supported cities in Latin America to develop innovative ideas for the 2021 Bloomberg Philanthropies Mayors Challenge.

As a Chevening Scholar, Sofía studied an MA in Design: Critical Practice from Goldsmiths College and holds a BFA in Design from Concordia University.

Research interests:

  • design research in the public service | policy-making and implementation
  • systems thinking
  • design learning for non-designers

Studio: MM 108