THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT ME AND MY DESIGN PRACTICE
As a Holistic Design Strategist, I co-design transformative possibilities by integrating my creative and strategic gifts with a whole systems, whole being approach. I’m guided by Design Justice Network Principles and see co-design as a collaborative, equitable practice that centers those who will be impacted by the design process and outcomes.
who i work with
I align myself with people, organizations and communities who:
care about personal and collective wellbeing.
understand the power of community agency.
invest in deep change and transformation.
center community members directly impacted by the issues.
commit to designing a more just and compassionate future.
what my offerings include
As a collaborative consultant, I work in the areas of, but not limited to:
Healing-Centered Engagement Strategies
Meaningful Experience Design
Community Building + Engagement
Design Mentorship + Advisement
what my process involves
To mindfully address deep challenges within a community, my process is organic and looks like:
Building Connection + Understanding
Conducting Participatory Research
Activating Ideas + Celebrating Progress
Reflecting + Iterating
COMMUNITY BASED WORK
Project topic issues include:
Reducing Underage Drinking, Behavioral Health Systems Baltimore + Oliver Youth
Creating Smoke-free Homes Healthiair Intervention, Baltimore City Health Department
Building Graduate Connections, MICA Grad Orientation 2017
Discovering Goals + Visions, MA Social Design Program
Amplifying Our Creative Power for Community Transformation, USDAC Decatur Imagining
Mindful Social Practice, MA Social Design Program