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Contributing to the greater design community through my research on design innovation processes and their impact on entrepreneurship and in testing new business models, I aim to improve the way we do business, looking holistically beyond the bottom line at its ability to improve our communities and our environment.

A Design-Driven Guide for Entrepreneurs: Strategies for Starting Up in a Multiverse



[ISBN 9781032129945]

Other Publications


Practice What We Teach Journal of

21st Century Education 


21CAF Conference Proceedings


[ISSN 2330 1236]


Design-entrepreneurship in the post-recession economy: Parsons ELab, a Design School Incubator

Cuadernos del Centro de Estudios de Diseño y Comunicación Nº 64

[ISSN: 1668-0227]

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2017-18 Published 2019   

Strategic Design and the Future of Work and Wellness

Design for Health Journal

[ISSN: 2473-5132]

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Future Pathways for Design-Driven Entrepreneurship Education pg 365


Cumulus Conference Proceedings Wuxi 2018

Diffused Transition & Design Opportunities

31st October-3rd November, Wuxi, China

[ISBN: 978-952-60-0093-0 ]

Latest Talks and Workshops

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Jan + July 2018 +July 2017 

Design Thinking Workshop for Startups 


Dec 2017 

Design4Health Conference Remote Presentation

Swinburne University Melbourne Australia

September 2016

Conference Presenter: Fifth 21st Century Academic Forum Conference at Harvard University, Boston

July 2016

Keynote Speakers with Aaron Fry,

Vii Congreso Latinamericano di

Ensenanza del Deseno, Bueno

Aires, Argentina

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July 2015 + July 2016     

International Seminar on Political Theory, Creativity in Sciences and Arts: an Interdisciplinary Approach, University of Cologne, Germany

2014 - Present

Workshop Facilitator: Aid To Artisans

Market Readiness Program​


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3x Gloria and Dan Bohan Foundation Grant

2015, 2016, 2017​, 2018,2019, 2020

Parsons Student Research Fund Grant


Kauffman Foundation Inclusion Challenge 2017​

3 x Best New Product Award Intl Home Textile Show

1996, 1999, 2001​

Parsons School Based Fund Grant 2015, 2016, 2017​-18

Platinum Design Excellence Award- Design Journal (2000)​

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