Lesley Sager is a professional interior designer who has practiced in Wisconsin for over fifteen years and teaches interior design at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. As the Interior Design Program Coordinator, Sager is responsible for managing the course curriculum, student enrollment, and ensuring that the program meets the Council for Interior Design Accreditation standards (CIDA).
Sager teaches a verity of courses with topics that range from design thinking, to design fundamentals, to residential and commercial space planning. With degrees in both social work and design, Sager’s work and teaching is routed in the goal of improving the quality of how we live today. A prime example of this is the work Lesley is doing in Tharaka Nithi, Kenya where she is working on micro-enterprise projects with women artisans.