Michael De St Aubin

Project Coordinator, KoBoToolbox

Michael is the Project Coordinator for KoBoToolbox at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative. In this role he provides general project coordination, manages the KoBo user support team, aides in partnership management with partner humanitarian organizations, and acts as the UX/UI designer for new and improved KoBoToolbox features.

Prior to working at HHI, he was a graduate student at the Harvard Graduate School of Design pursuing a Masters in Design Studies with a concentration in Risk & Resilience. While at the GSD, Michael took courses in humanitarian response, data visualization, mapping, and programming which all culminated into his thesis project, the Ebola Outbreak Response Simulator.

Michael's background is in architecture, where he has worked professionally on numerous healthcare and education related projects in resource-limited countries. The projects include the design of a college prep school in central Haiti, on-site hospital facility assessments in West Africa, the development of a prototypical Ebola triage and isolation unit, and the campus design for a global public health university in Rwanda.