I am a designer and social scientist currently based in San Francisco. Collaborating with researchers, non-profits, and cities, I create experiences to support learning, connection, and well-being. 

I received a doctoral degree in Educational Psychology and a master's degree in Learning, Design, and Technology from Stanford University and a bachelor’s degree in film from Northwestern University. 

After my doctoral work, I became Director of Innovation at The Tech Museum of Innovation. I now lecture at the Stanford [Hasso Plattner Institute of Design] and work as an independent designer and design research consultant in the Bay Area and beyond.

I've had the pleasure of working with the Moore Foundation, Google, UCLA Sci | Art, Kaiser Family Foundation, DKT International, Facebook, and the Knight Foundation, and, through my work with the and Designing Insights, I have facilitated workshops with the Magic Johnson Foundation, SAP, Raikes Foundation, The Getty, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Indianapolis Museum of Art, and SFMOMA.


I am currently based in San Francisco and travel often to Los Angeles, Denver, Portland, the Gulf Coast, and Europe. I'm always interested in connecting about possible future collaborations!

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