Meia Wippoo

  • Concept developer
    Meia Wippoo

    Meia Wippoo is concept designer and educational developer for Waag’s Creative Learning Lab and Future Heritage Lab, but also works on projects of Future Internet Lab. She specialises in storytelling, behavioural change, method development, embodied learning and design thinking. Meia both designs media applications and products and develops educational programs, workshops and events for various themes and audiences.

    Meia has two Master of Art degrees; one from the University of Amsterdam (Media Studies) and the University of the Arts Utrecht (Concept and Direction). She also studied te become a primary school teacher when she started working at Waag. This combined background comes in handy on a daily basis.

    Prior to working for Waag Meia was a freelance concept designer and educator. Meia also has been active in various boards. She was vice-chair for VERS (the largest network organisation in The Netherlands for film- and television makers) for three years, lead the media team of that same organisation for two years, and organised lectures and inspirational talks for media professionals.


  • We code
    Future Heritage Lab
    For quite a while, we have been sharing our vision on co-creation, human-centred-design, design thinking – in our case 'users as designers'.
  • We learn
    Future Heritage Lab
    More and more cultural (heritage) institutions are trying to redefine their role in society. This also applies to the 15 botanical gardens in Europe…
  • We learn
    Creative Learning Lab
    The climate is hot. Litterally. In December, 196 countries signed an agreement in Paris during COP21 to bring down the CO2 emission levels. An…
  • We learn
    Creative Learning Lab
    For the project WEAVE / ZigZag we travelled to Bulgaria last week, to exchange knowledge about the textile and heritage workshops that Waag, Explora…
  • We care
    Creative Care Lab
    It is not always easy to express yourselve if someone asks you how you're doing. Often we just say ‘Everything is OK’. Sometimes it seems as if we do…
  • Waag
    Wednesday the 27th of June, Waag was all about science. Citizen Science to be exact. Together with Utrecht University and 7scenes, Waag organized an…