M.Sc. Dankwa

PhD Candidate

Pfannkuchstr. 1
34121 Kassel
ITeG, Room 0210

About Nana Kesewaa Dankwa  (M.Sc. Dankwa)

Nana Kesewaa Dankwa is currently a PhD candidate in Computer Science at the University of Kassel. She holds a Master of Science in Computer Science and Media from the Bauhaus University in Weimar, Germany and a Master of Science in Information Technology from the Sikkim Manipal University in India. Her undergraduate studies in Ghana was in Mathematics and Computer Science. Her research interests are in Human Computer Interaction, Socially Responsible Computing and Critical Design approaches. She is currently working on the INTeGER project and has major interests in exploring participatory approaches that empower users and tackles the embodiment of oppression and marginalization in tech. She is also interested in race and culture and how these are translated during tech design and development. Her current work with elderly women living alone explores new perspectives and opportunities for the design of smart home technology.