Claire Donnelly is a strategic designer, photographer and entrepreneur. She launched her own successful apparel design business. Where she managed two brick and mortar locations, dozens of pop-up shops and an e-commerce site. Her key capabilities include business model innovation, photography, apparel design, rapid prototyping, and fundraising. At the root of all her work is design thinking methodologies. With experience conducting workshops, ethnographic research, brainstorming and empathy mapping.
Claire has a passion for sustainability and a background in design. This combination drives her to enact change through material and product innovation. She balances passion and pragmatism. And thrives in environments in which creative and analytical thought align.
She holds a BS from the School of Film and Photography at Montana State University. She is currently a master's student in the School of Design Strategies at Parsons School of Design.