Patricia Merino Price
Principal Systems & Design Strategist / Staff
Patricia Merino Price (Trish) serves as Principal Systems & Design Strategist for Hopelab, helping guide teams in bringing their visions to life. She has more than 25 years of experience in designing solutions and leading processes to improve lives. Trish’s previous work includes founding Humansights independent consulting, serving as Director of Learning for IDEO.org, Innovation Advisor at Kaiser Permanente’s Garfield Health Care Innovation Center, and leading transformation by design projects at IDEO. She is passionate about designing human-centered solutions for healthcare, education, and communities. Trish was born in Ecuador and raised in Texas. She holds a master’s degree in Interactive Telecommunications from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and a dual bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Hispanic Studies from Columbia University. She also enjoys reading comic books, adventuring, and creating a glorious mess with her two teens, husband, and beloved mutt in Berkeley.