Talks + Publications + Recognition

Talks

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)

 

Conferences:

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)

Publications:

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

Media:

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)

Awards:

Joseph Jaworski Next Generation Foresight Practitioner Main Award (2019)

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