Aidan Hudson-Lapore joined The Policy Lab team in 2020 as an Associate Service Designer to support customer experience research to optimize the COVID-19 testing experience in Rhode Island. She is currently detailed to the Office of Evaluation Sciences within the U.S. General Services Administration as a Design Associate Fellow, where she contributes to intervention design and methods support.
Aidan is an advocate of interdisciplinary approaches, and is focused on how designers can effectively collaborate with researchers, policy-makers, and residents to help implement evidence-based, human-centered services. She has a particular interest in interventions related to climate change and public health.
Prior to The Policy Lab, Aidan has worked as a design strategist at See Change Institute and as a behavior change designer at Mad*Pow. Aidan is an alum of the Brown/RISD dual-degree program, where she earned a B.A. in cognitive science and a B.F.A. in industrial design. Outside of work hours, you can find Aidan tending to her many houseplants, practicing Brazilian jiu-jitsu, or listening to just one more podcast episode.