Work 4 Hire

I am an empathy engineer & design thinking integrator for organizations and humans everywhere.  Seeking opportunities for change and cracks in environments, spaces, and experiences.  I’m most interested in creating […]

#DEEPdt #DesignThinking Work @CDC w/ @Leaderslyceum

Snaps from two days working with CDC utilizing Design Thinking around Investing in Early Childhood. A collaborative endeavor through The Leaders Lyceum Sarah Curtis.  Love when there is an opportunity to […]


#Whatif schools encouraged teachers to utilize new methodologies and created pathways for innovation all the while providing them air cover?   In prepping for a 2 day #DEEPdt (i)gnite  workshop  this past […]

Trust the Process…Not the Moment

Trust the Process… Not the Moment.  I have had to remind myself of this phrase a little more than I would like too lately.  The reminder is not because I […]

Resistant to Press Reset

Ever find yourself with a group of designers stuck, mired, and resistant to move away from a solution?  As Pinya points out very accurately in her blog post, Pitch a Story, […]

#DEEPdt (i)gnite… laying the groundwork

This morning I had the opportunity to talk with Mount Vernon Presbyterian‘s Innovation Diploma cohort. The reason for the talk was to give a “crisp” and “succinct” share of MVIFI’s […]

#DEEPdt (i)gnite Workshop

Next week, Mount Vernon Institute for Innovation’s Center for Design Thinking is conducting a two day workshop with the Center for Disease Control.  Through HHS Ignite Pathway  three teams have identified health […]