Human-centered researcher. Design thinker. Guide of growth catalyzing initiatives. Maker. Explorer.

SKILLS

Research, Analysis & Strategy  
Stakeholder Engagement
Project Management
Leadership & Facilitation

Inspiration: Project/Team Scoping, Qualitative & Quantitative Research, Source Analysis, Desk Research, Individual & Group Interviewing, Shadowing, Motivational Interviewing, Analogous Inspiration, Ethnography, Card Sorting (basic), Contextual Inquiry, Survey Design & Implementation, Excel, R (basic), Fieldwork Leadership 

Ideation: Co-Creation, Ideation Sessions, 2x2,  Prototyping & Simulation, Relational Mapping, A/B Testing, Journey Mapping, Personas, Storyboards, Synthesis & Distribution, Persuasive Design, Data Visualization, Business Modeling (basic)

Implementation: Resource Assessment, SWOT Analysis, Capacity Building, Partnership Development, Budgeting & Funding (basic), Monitoring & Evaluation, Documentation, Consulting, Social Impact Assessment, Change Management, Process Optimization, Experiential Marketing, Knowledge Sharing 

Etc: Event Planning, HTML/CMS, Ink & Pixel Communications, Communications Strategy, Adobe Creative Suite, Photography, Editing, Copywriting, Public Speaking, Database Management

EdUCATION

PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY
Masters of Science: Counseling
Program Emphases: Program Measurement / Evaluation / Development, Human Systems, Human-Centered Research & Design frameworks

UNIVERSITY OF OREGON
Bachelor of Arts: History
Coursework in: Psychology, Sociology, Religious Studies, International Studies, Linguistics, Philosophy, Spanish, German, American Sign, Rock Climbing

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Interpersonal Neurobiology (PSU)
Trauma & Interpersonal Neurobiology (PSU)
R Programming (Johns Hopkins University)

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

Community Development, Education (K-12, University), Mental Health, Journalism, Non-Profit, Research, Retail, Hospitality, Landscape Design / Land Conservation, Youth Development
        ...ready for more.

LANGUAGES

Fledgling polyglot. Presently I can manage meetings and console in Spanish and negotiate taxi fare in Arabic. German, French, Maori, and American Sign are in the archives.