Liza Tolkin graduated from Fordham University with a Bachelor of Arts in anthropology. During her college career she focused on technology’s impact on cultures. After graduating, Liza worked as a designer at an advertising agency in New York. Later, she became a product manager and created a search engine for international job searches. She then worked as a product designer at a startup. As a master's student in the Creative Technologies and Design (CTD) program, Liza plans to develop intelligent and thoughtfully designed products to improve daily life.