Marie Williams is a senior product development engineer, designer and academic who has adopted co-design principles to collaboratively create contextual solutions to a variety of social and environmental challenges our world faces. A finalist to the Institute of Engineering Female engineer of the year, her playful career has seen her collaboratively create innovative solutions within a range of industries, ranging from aerospace, to nuclear building design, to corporate social responsibility and most importantly play.
In 2016 she launched Dream Networks and began a journey to enable inclusive play4all children through the process of co-design. To date Dream Networks has collaborated with businesses, schools and communities in the UK and East Africa to bring play to over 4,000 children. She is also a PHD student at the Bartlett Institute of Global Prosperity and an exchange scholar at Yale School of Architecture.