In 2021 Andra and Sinem decided to form Feminist Design Lab together and have been researching and brainstorming together ever since.
Sinem Görücü is a London based design researcher, architect and data activist; working at the intersections of design, data science, artificial intelligence, feminism and social justice. She holds an MArch degree from the UCL-Bartlett School of Architecture, an MCP degree from METU and a BArch from Gazi University. She also previously studied at Politecnico di Milano as an exchange student, and at KU Leuven Design[x]Research Lab as a research intern. Sinem’s current design, art and research works mainly focus on data bias and design justice and explore a wide range of related issues. Along with her individual works, currently she is also researching at Goethe-Institute's EthicAI=LABS and at futuress.org as research fellows.
Andra Bria is a digital product designer and an activist for women’s rights and human rights. She has a MA in equality policies and gender mainstreaming and is the founder of Craft Product School, a product innovation school for ethical technologies. During Craft Product School’s courses, Design for Equality and Design for Degrowth, participants are prototyping products for a more just and equitable world, in harmony with the environment. In 2021, she joined Sinem Gorucu to work together on Feminist Design Lab, a research laboratory working at the crossroads of intersectional feminism, data, technology and speculative design.