Li Zeng
Adjunct Faculty
MFA, Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Li Zeng is a designer, educator, and entrepreneur who has been making waves in the creative and business worlds for years now. A pioneering Studio Science Fellow in Indianapolis, she served as the main organizer of Arkansas’ first Design Thinkathon and is the co-organizer for Hellen’s Hero, a women’s mentoring programs for African and Arkansas high school girls. She has been recognized by a number of major organizations, including Adobe Award, HOW Top 10 Poster Design Award, Design China, Visual China, and Vision-Union.

As a UX designer, Zeng is passionate about building products that are both simple and elegant. In her teaching roles as an assistant professor at the University of Central Arkansas and at MCAD, she aims to use design as a powerful tool to make social change. As the founder of two organizations—Plus Designer, a social innovation platform, and Cube Lady, a creative studio—she helps address community needs in order to bring them significant products, services, and solutions.