Director of Partnerships & Network Strategy, Design Institute for Health

Lecturer, M.A. in Design focused on Design in Health

Diana Siebenaler serves as the Director of Partnerships and Network Strategy Design for the Design Institute for Health, a radical collaboration between Dell Medical School and the College of Fine Arts at The University of Texas at Austin. Diana is a translator between the Design Institute and their many unlikely partners. She cultivates relationships and identifies partnerships with people who have a desire to make transformative change in health. She shapes and guides these large-scale partnerships by working closely with Design Institute leadership to ensure the engagements that result align with missions and strategy and fit within broader tactical plans for execution.

Prior to joining the Design Institute, Diana was the Strategic Alliances Leader for Steelcase Health. She was responsible for developing memorable customer experiences, informing the health business strategy and engaging with internal and external audiences around the role of space along the health continuum. Diana has worked with leaders of some of the most well-regarded healthcare systems, architectural design firms and healthcare consultancies in the country. 

Diana graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Interior Design and from the Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto with a specialization in Health Industry Management.

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