Invited to Present at the Design for Inclusivity Summit hosted in St. Louis before the AIGA Design + Diversity Conference

Excited to Begin Presenting New Research, Racism Untaught

Visit the website to read more about this work and the co-developer Terri Moses.

Presented at the Academic Design Management Conference (DMI) ADMC18

This conference was amazing! I was sick upon arrival and spent most of the time in my in my hotel room sleeping to make sure I was well enough to present and not get everyone else sick.

Get Real: Immersive Reality Challenge

Presented at 2018 AIGA Design Educators Make Conference

Operation Compass & Mosaic Family Services 2018 Collaboration

Today Operation Compass signed our third year of collaboration with Mosaic Family Services. We are very thankful for the support of Bill Bernstein and the rest of the team at Mosaic. We look forward to working with you over the year!

Keynote Speaker & Workshop at the University of Bern, Switzerland

Operation Compass

What is Operation Compass?

Operation Compass is a 501(c)3 that was a result of the research conducted for my master’s thesis while working toward my Masters of Fine Arts in Design Research at the University of North Texas. The purpose of my research was to propose a successful integration of technology into the humanitarian challenge of combating human trafficking.

The Problem

When I first started to learn about human trafficking I was pretty naïve to the intricacies of helping a victim. I had some pretty grand ideas of the different types of technology I could create with my background as an interaction designer, however after doing some secondary research, gathering both qualitative and quantitative data, I realized this was the wrong approach to helping victims.

Genesis Shelter

I truly appreciate the opportunity to come and speak about my research especially to an organization like the Genesis Shelter. Thank you so much for the invite and for all of your insightful questions!

UNT Residence Hall Training Day

I was asked to come and speak to the Residence Hall advisors during their training before the semester began. As an alumni of UNT, I have been so thankful for their support on my research and the opportunity to speak and engage with students at this event.