Magdalena Kokoszynska, IDSA
Collegiate Relations Lead, GM Design
IDSA Women in Design Advisory Council, 2021-22
Magdalena Kokoszynska is currently the Collegiate Relations Lead for General Motors Design and responsible for working with all of the Collegiate Design partners, faculty and students to find the best future talent and spread awareness of creative careers in the automotive industry.
Prior to her current role, she has 13 years of experience as a CMF Designer and in interior design. Magdalena has worked on all of the GM brands, from Buick Advanced to Chevrolet Trucks & Crossovers to future EV Cadillacs. Her last project was the Cadillac LYRIQ show vehicle, where she served as the Color & Trim Lead. Originally from Poland and a New York City resident for the majority of her life, Magdalena attended Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. She then went on to study Industrial Design at Pratt Institute, before moving to Michigan to work for General Motors.