Talks + Publications + Recognition


Thought leadership:

Guest lecture – Experiential Futures, Graduate Studies, OCAD University
(Toronto, U.S., 2019)

Guest lecture – Sharing my practice, Graduate students and faculty, Srishti School of Art, Design, and Technology
(Bangalore, India, 2019)

University of Michigan, Design Salon
(Detroit, U.S., 2017)



National Women’s Studies Association Conference
(Atlanta, U.S., 2018)

Stanford Medicine X Healthcare Conference 
(Palo Alto, U.S., 2018)

Design-Develop-Transform Conference
(Brussels/Antwerp, Belgium, 2017)

Relating Systems Thinking and Design Symposium
(Toronto, Canada, 2016)

International Fashion Incubators Global Conference
(Virtual, 2013)

  • Talk: “Fashion Incubator’s: the next well positioned social catalysts?”

Installations & Publications

Design Installations:

EPIC  Ethnography Conference
(Hawaii, U.S., 2018)

The Gardiner Museum
(Toronto, Canada, 2018)

Nuit Blanche Toronto
(Toronto, Canada, 2017)

IIDEX Canada
(Toronto, Canada, 2015)


NaturePod featured in the book ‘Discursive Design’ by Bruce and Stephanie Tharp, published by MIT Press (March 2019)

Current Oncology: A Canadian Cancer Research Journal (April 2017)

Proceedings of Relating Systems Thinking and Design (RSD5) 2016 Symposium

Globe & Mail (National Canadian newspaper)- Co-authored article (2016)

Media & Awards


Project: Reclaiming Artifacts

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) – Radio Interview (2018)

CBC Online Article (2018)

The Gardiner Museum Blog (2018)

Project: NDD Clinic 2067

Buzzfeed Feature (#2 of 20 top installations) (2017)

Toronto Guardian (10 Nuit Blanche Hot spots list)  (2017)

Project: Policy Innovation- Canadian Immigration- Spousal Sponsorship Visa Program

Toronto Star feature – a collaboration with Canadian Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship  (2017)

Project: FEM-LED

FemRadio Interview (2016)

Co-author Globe & Mail Opinion Article (2016)

Project: NaturePod

Business Insider (2016)

Treehugger feature  (2016)

Project: NDD Clinic 2040

The Economist- project acknowledgement (2015)


Joseph Jaworski Next Generation Foresight Practitioner Main Award (2019)

So(cial) Good Award – Designer Driven Projects- NDD Clinic (2018)