Olivia Norrmén-Smith

Manager of Advocacy & Partnerships Canopy Innovations

norrmensmithheadshotOlivia Norrmén-Smith is Manager of Advocacy & Partnerships for Canopy Innovations, a socially-driven digital health startup in NYC developing unique tech approaches to bridge the linguistic and cultural barrier in healthcare. Olivia leads communications and partnership efforts and is a principal in product research, strategy, and pilot programs. She was the recipient of a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship to conduct a self-designed study on cultural perceptions of stroke and treatment-seeking behavior in communities in Africa and Asia, and is a featured blogger for the Huffington Post. Olivia is drawn to the intersection of the fields of neuroscience, anthropology, and psychology, and how inquiry at this locus can inform the realms of tech development, health policy, and both scientific and popular discourse.