Janka Csernák is a social designer and researcher. She is currently finishing her DLA in social design and gender equity. She has worked as a market-based product and concept designer and curator for diverse audiences and her track record has informed her years of working in social design. Her research focuses on social design in the context disadvantaged groups, gender equity, participatory design, design ethics and speculative design.
In addition to teaching multidisciplinary social design courses in Zagreb (ALU), Gent (KASK) and
Tallinn (EKA), she has delivered workshops during hackathons and summer universities, and she is also a co-founder of the Social Design Network. She received the Hungarian Design Award for several projects in 2014 and 2015, and the Fondation Jacques Rougerie Award in 2013.