Anna Donato, MA, holds a Master of Arts in Literature and Media as well as in Spanish Language and Culture (University of Duisburg-Essen, 2012) and additionally a Bachelor of Arts in English (Ruhr-University Bochum, 2008). Next to her appointment at Wittenborg, Anna Donato runs her own business leading teams and organisations through innovation and development processes. In that context, she is specialised in using creativity and innovative user-centric approaches like Design Thinking, and is an expert in the LEGO SERIOUS PLAY method.
Next to her self-employment, Anna works as communication manager for a European project led at the Technical University in Munich (TUM) and has been a lecturer for Academic Research at New European College, Munich. Previously, she worked in the Brand Relations team of the LEGO Group and in communications for the German travel operator all-tours. Anna´s main academic interest lies in innovation and creativity, focusing on people development through change and digital transformation processes. Her master thesis in literature and media has been published as a book. Her expertise/spheres of interest are Innovation, Creativity, People Development, Team, Modern Teaching, Design Thinking, LEGO SERIOUS PLAY, Academic Writing, User-centricity, Coaching.