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Parent category of Instructional Design, Presentation Design, etc.

Speaker & Mentor: LifeHack LABS 2014

  During August and September 2014, I will be part of the 2014 Mentors for LifeHack LABS in Wellington, New Zealand. Lifehack Labs 2014 is 5 week design-led bootcamp…

Consultant & Creative Specialist

In June 2014, I formalized my creative consultancy engagements with the New Zealand-based Live More Awesome Foundation. You can visit their official website right here.   What I…

ARIA at Burning Man 2012

I am in a project with ARIA in collaboration with Reallocate to build an ope source Unmanned Aerial System (UAS).

Now Platoon Member #5911

I am now part of Platoon Berlin.

TED Fellows 2012 Application

I have applied for the TED Fellows 2012 Program. It is my goal to take Ocean ( closer to reality. 2012 Fellows Application

Read my essay, recommendation letter and view a video for my application and more.

Renewable Energy Expedition 2011

I was part of the Renewable Energy Expedition 2011 which was organized by ACORE (the American Council of Renewable Energy and 2041).

Communications Officer for the 2011 E-Base Mission

In March 2011, I was invited to be part of the 2011 Educational Base (E-Base) of 2041. The E-Base is located on the edge of the Russian Bellingshausen base in King George Island, Antarctica.

Inspire Antarctica Expedition 2011

I was part of IAE11 this March. I recorded a Higher Education Podcast series of the experience which included living 10 days in Antarctica.

PEP Developer for Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics

I developed instrument-specific training for end-users. I also managed and developed the localization work for Latin America.

Advisor at LifeBoat Foundation

I was honored in mid-December 2010 to be invited to join the Media & Arts Advisory Board of the lifeboat foundation.

Design is Diplomacy | Speaker at the Design Research Conference 2010

My talk focused on a project that I was part of in Ecuador through my semester aboard The Scholar Ship. The academic week in Ecuador was supported by UNICEF and UNDP.

Design Strategy: Designers Accord EDUtoolkit

One-hundreed individuals from the world’s most distinguished academic and professional institutions convened for two days of highly participatory discussion, planning, and action around the topic of design education and sustainability. The output of the Summit is an online toolkit now available for anyone.

Joined the Designers Accord at gravitytank | Open House

In August of 2009 I joined the Designers Accord at the first Chicago Town Hall hosted in the gravitytank studio. The focus of the session was on sustainability by addressing “Elephants in the Room”.

Workforce Trainer at OHSU

I was the Instructional Designer developing the compulsory Multicultural Competency Training for the OHSU workforce (7,400 employees). This program represented an investment of 4,000 workforce hours. The program was developed in under 7 weeks.

Social Media work for Dr. Paul Polak

Work for Dr. Polak involved social media strategy in tools like Twitter, Facebook and recommendations for

Social Media Workshop at MIW

I had the opportunity to speak to students of the Music Industry Workshop in Chicago. The 3-hour long program gave students a depth of understanding of how to use Social Media in their Music Industry Management curriculum.

featured work on SlideShare | Social Media Rockstars

Social Media Rockstars is a workshop I gave in 2009. It was based on trends, common misunderstandings and the outlook in the field.

Presentation Design Reel

View all of my Presentation Design work right here.

Master of Science in Instructional Design from WIU

I specialized in Social Media and Podcasting thanks to my experience on study abroad on a cruise ship.

Chicago Convergence 2008

I developed a Summit Planner and Agenda for the Chicago Convergence 2008. This document was made available as a PDF.

Social Media Consulting for Intranet Benchmarking Forum

Designed, implemented and conducted training on Social Media, Search Engine Optimization.

Social Media Organizer for The Scholar Ship*

As Community Manager, I facilitated the advance creation of 12+ student groups eight months prior to embarkation; Spearheaded early networking (sourcing for scholarships, planning of independent travel, creation of onboard life programs, simulations and seminars among others).

Podcast Producer of Nauticast

Designed the curriculum and produced a Higher Education Podcasting Series called NautiCast, which was recorded onboard the MV Oceanic II cruise ship.

Der Spiegel Interview

Read my interview with Der Piegel during my week in Lisbon, Portugal aboard the MV Oceanic II