A user-interface designer, Anna shares with audiences worldwide her personal mission – to make it easy for anyone to understand the world visually. With the Dollar Street project, she uses photos as big data to illustrate the living conditions for families around the globe.
- Design and Manufacture
- Dollar Street – Fighting Mega Misconceptions
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Anna’s innovative project helps us to understand culture and global income disparity better through visual documentation of domestic life worldwide, in a way that is clear, evidence-based and supported by striking visuals.
Anna Rosling Rônnlund is a Co-Founder and board member of the Gapminder Foundation, whose mission statement is to fight devastating ignorance with a fact-based worldview everyone can understand. After a few years as User Experience Designer at Google, Anna is now the Head of Design & User Experience at Gapminder.
Anna holds a Degree in Sociology and Photography. She designed the user-interface of the famous animating bubble-chart tool called Trendalyzer, used by millions of students across the world, to understand multidimensional time series. The tool was acquired by Google where Anna worked as Senior Usability Designer, where she designed interactive search results for statistical queries as well as the Motion Chart in Google Spreadsheets. She went back to Gapminder in 2011 to develop new free teaching material. As Product Manager, Art Director & Usability Lead of the Gapminder Foundation she is running the Dollar Street project which makes everyone’s living condition understandable to everyone, by using photos as big data.
Presentation Languages: English