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Kate Rancourt believes in the power of design and the positive impact it makes on learning environments. She has a deep passion for creating interior spaces for the needs of people and employs design thinking as a powerful tool for achieving this goal. As Creative Lead at One Workplace, Kate is able practice her love of design thinking through engaging workshops and exercises to help clients solve problems. Kate is a Certified Interior Designer and has worked with education clients in K-12 and higher education settings in both California as well as in her home state of Virginia. Kate’s most memorable project is her design for the Girls Garage in Berkeley, California. Girls Garage is a one-of-a-kind design and building program dedicated to pre-teen girls to help peak and maintain their interest in building, making, and STEM fields.