Innovation Designer & Communication Strategy
Hello! Please take a moment to explore my site, where you’ll find details on my background, experience, skills and more. To learn more or connect on an opportunity, don’t hesitate to reach out.
I am a creative and strategic thinker who thrives on collaborative efforts and design thinking. I love the challenge of digging to the root cause of a problem and collaboratively building people-centred solutions. I have the ability to unravel complexity and transform it into accessible, meaningful work.
I have outstanding research, writing and communication skills. I can develop content or develop a strategic program. My areas of interest include: design research, branding, design thinking, creativity, cognitive psychology, global WASH issues, cooking and sports.
If you’re interested in learning more about me, keep reading or get in touch.
An intersection of philanthropy, social change and design.
April 2011 - June 2015
How can a small Canadian foundation have a positive impact on the global water crisis and help the world meet the Millennial Development goals? We established a focal point for the entire Canadian global WASH effort, including events, networking and advocacy.
June 2014 - August 2017
How can a design school build community and increase the culture of experimentation and design excellence? IN is a retail venture where students, alumni, and faculty learn about the intersection between design and entrepreneurship.
May 2015 - November 2015
Can a better understanding your personal design process increase an appetite for creative risk taking? Along with Danish colleagues, we developed an intensive workshop that explored divergent and convergent ideation processes from a variety of disciplines including: fashion, UX, and game design. Read the results in our peer reviewed article.
September 2014 - Present
Skillpod is an executive skills coaching program that helps young adults build, demonstrate and articulate 7 executive skills critical to working and living in the digital age. Co-Founder.
Seeing through complexity
Facilitation, writing, public speaking
Teaching is learning
Mattino "M'illumino d'immenso" - the morning illuminates me with immensity.