Workshops encourage dialogue and allow participants to receive new perspectives and develop new ideas. I offer modular workshops as well as tailored deep-dive sessions. Workshop duration based on needs. Quotes upon request.
Goal: Attendees will think expansively about the company or business unit and set a 5-, 10-, and 20-year vision for where they’d like to be.
Goal: Attendees will generate new ideas through lateral thinking, using Design Thinking techniques.
Goal: Teams will create a project backlog, using Agile techniques.
Goal: Attendees will align on the company’s brand promise and how it should be experienced and understood by customers.
Goal: Teams will go from idea to testable prototype in 5 days with hands-on field experience.
A salon is a gathering of people, held to refine the taste and increase the knowledge of the participants through conversation. I host salons on topics ranging from pop culture to politics, curating the content and moderating the discussions.
In November 2017, I co-organized and moderated a panel discussion on Identity at the Bauhaus Campus. I invited three speakers who chose to tackle identity, diversity and inclusion within the domain of their work and workplace, and explored how they moved from a place of disempowerment to empowerment.
Media in the 21st Century
Goal: The current media climate is fundamentally different than it was 20 years ago. How do we, as media consumers, find truth amidst an array of sources and perspectives?
Listen: "How False Stories Spread And Why People Believe Them" by NPR
Read: "Lessons From the Media’s Failures in Its Year With Trump" by The New York Times
Watch: "Trump vs. Truth" by Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
2016 U.S. Election
Goal: The election revealed an America that is truly divided. How did we get here and how do we move forward?
Goal: What challenges do men, women and transgender people face in today's society?
Listen: "Becoming Nicole" by NPR
Read: "A Feminism Where 'Lean In' Means Leaning On Others" by The New York Times
Watch: "The Mask You Live In" by Jennifer Siebel Newsom
Drugs & Addiction
Goal: What is the narrative around drug policy and treatment today?
Listen: "What Is More Dangerous: Drugs or Ignorance About Drugs?" by Carl Hart
Read: "Can Ayahuasca revolutionize the prison system?" by The New York Times
Watch: "Former meth user speaks vulnerably about addiction and drug policy" by Gabriel Sayegh