The GROW Model

October 10, 2018Uncategorized

A simple, helpful process for thinking through growth on a personal or professional level

Experience Institute: School is Changing

September 7, 2018Uncategorized

Could we make a fluid learning system and supportive framework that would accommodate different learning styles—a system that wouldn’t turn out recent graduates who’d accumulated crippling debt yet lacked applicable work experience and useful portfolios?

Kickstarter Campaign Reflections

May 18, 2018Ei Community, Inspiration

Last week, the Ei community and I completed a month-long Kickstarter campaign for Leap Kit. The days leading up to the campaign and throughout the month of October were full of twists and turns. This post will be a space to capture and share the lessons learned from leading the kickstarter campaign. Hopefully, it can … Read More

Is design thinking a fad?

July 16, 2017Student Blogs

. Recently, I had a conversation with a friend about design. She asked me, “is design thinking a fad?” Will something else will come along and take its place? As someone changing directions to learn and practice design, I have to admit: the thought of design thinking being a fad gave me pause. The last … Read More

A Leap for Women’s Empowerment through Design

August 15, 2016Ei Community

Imagine a room filled with brightly colored boxes stacked along the walls and surrounded by bundles of quiz cards, notebooks, stickers, post-its, binder clips, and sharpies. There’s a whiteboard in the corner displaying drawings for a new marketing graphic, and on the computer beside it, Adobe Illustrator is starting to load and Google Calendar is … Read More