Kara Smith

Future Leader Class of ‘24
Manager, Applied Innovation - Customer & Marketing

Kara Smith is a Manager in Deloitte Digital’s Applied Design practice, where she uses Human Design
Centered and design thinking principles to help companies be more innovative and develop new ways to achieve business goals.

Kara holds a BBA in Finance from Howard University, received her MS in Design Innovation from Segal
Design Institute at The McCormick School of Engineering at Northwestern University, and earned her MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.