Lotte Elsa Goos received a Master’s degree in International Comparative Education at Stanford University, where she also discovered her passion for design thinking. Prior to co-founding TDI, she was a Teach First Germany Fellow and applied design thinking to unlock the potential and problem-solving skills of secondary school students.
Lotte has also designed, implemented and evaluated education and training programmes in the US, the Netherlands and the UK. The Mercator Foundation and the German Foreign Office selected Lotte as a 2015 Mercator Fellow on International Affairs with a focus on innovation in capacity building. In summer 2015 she fulfilled her long-term dream of making Lagos her home.