See Change Conference | Jessie Kawata, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Jessie Kawata, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, speaking at See Change 2016
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Jessie Kawata / Creative Strategist, JPL/NASA


Jessie Kawata is a Creative Strategist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. Her passion for art, science, and sustainability led her to NASA where she helped to pioneer their very first in-house design studio.

With a background in both product design and illustration from Art Center College of Design, Jessie has been able to spearhead the integration of design-thinking, creative methodologies, and visual storytelling into early space mission concepts as Lead Designer in NASA JPL’s Innovation Foundry.