Denise Benatar

I practiced law for 15 years and hated it. I was looking for a different way to live my life and to think differently. Somehow, I ended up teaching undergrads at Stanford and stumbled upon the For two years, I have been learning how to apply the beauty of design thinking to living a more peaceful and fun life. Design thinking has changed my life and my whole perspective on how to move forward.

  • Stanford alum  
  • Employment Law attorney
  • Team teaching for the last two years at Stanford School of Education, Department of Psychology, Institute of Design ( and Graduate School of Business
  • Blogger for last seven years
  • Mom of two sons
  • Lover of travel, speaking French, cooking and connecting people of all ages and interests