Denise Powell
Lecturer • MS, TMS—Information and Communication Technology for Development '18

Denise Powell holds dual bachelor's degrees in English and journalism from the University of Iowa and has worked as a professional editor in the publishing industry for many years. An advocate for women, she founded The Voices Project, an online literary magazine for women to express themselves through poetry to promote social change. She has worked in Ghana, West Africa, with OAfrica, an NGO that helps keep orphans and vulnerable children in families and currently serves on its US board of directors. An avid traveler, Denise has visited 43 countries. She graduated with a master's degree from CU Boulder's ATLAS Institute on the ICTD track in 2018.



Denise Powell, Peter Gyory, Ricarose Roque, and Annie Bruns. 2018.  The Telling Board: An Interactive Storyboarding Tool for Children. In Proceedings of the 17th ACM Conference on Interaction Design and Children, (IDC '18). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 575-580. DOI: (Trondheim, Norway, June 19-22, 2018).