Building urgent solutions for climate change and the sustainable transition.
Project vision, Research, Full-Stack Development, Content Creation, Network Building
• Researched climate crisis at systemic levels, identifying urgent problem areas and scalable solutions
• Developed an open-source framework to guide the effort
• Formed vision, built website (front-end: HTML/CSS/JS, back-end: Ruby on Rails), crafted content + videos, managed community/social media, led outreach
"Something very worthy."
- A big name in tech
A crowdsourced fact-checking tool to fight online misinformation.
Product design, UI/UX, Branding, Strategy, Community Ambassador (interviews + presentations), Stakeholder engagement
• Built on browser annotation technology, CrowdFact's objective is to combine user annotations with ML to fact-check content in real-time
• Developed an open-source framework to guide the effort
• Wrote funding proposals + pitch deck, developed project strategy, determined feature priorities, built brand persona, engaged with private stakeholders (partners, digital media orgs) and public stakeholders (MEPs and public officials), served as a public face for the company
The Best Parts
• Built relationships with groups including Deutchse Bank, Avaaz, and leading digital innovators across Europe.
(Even recieved an invite to present our work to the European Comission in Brussels!)
• Presentation from iAnno Conference 2019:
Autonomous insect farms, built for sustainable basic nutirition.
System design, Insect research, UI/UX, Narrative, Communication, Strategy, Pitching
• Built a blueprint and digital prototype in 48 hours at the largest Blockchain/AI hackathon in the world.
• Competing against long-established teams, helped lead a group of strangers to a place among the finalists.
• Collaborated with subject matter experts to understand the full life cycle of farmed insects and the production process
• Determined the stages in the life cycle which require intervention, and prototyped automated solutions for each intervention
• Studied diverse international contexts to understand how our solution could assimilate in different cultures, and designed the solution with local adoption in mind
• Collaborated with team of developers, designers, ethicists, and food researchers to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
• Selected as an award-winning finalist
A smart fridge in the palm of your hand.
Product Development, Ideation, Concept, Mockups, Front-End (React), Narrative, Presentation, Web Design, AR
• In 36 hours, helped lead product, design, development for an innovative food waste app at the BCG Digital Ventures hackathon.
• Worked between dedicated designers and full-stacked developers, wearing multiple hats
• Crafted story, built + designed website (front-end: HTML/CSS/JS), polished mobile app (React)
Recognized as one of the top solutions by event organizers and jury.
Responsive web app, helping you go zero with your CO2 footprint.
Product Development, Ideation, Design (Figma), Front-End Dev (Django), Narrative, Branding, Web Design
• Started with the question: "How are people trying to make progress in their sustainability journey?"
• Delivered a user-centric, localized solution, integrating the most relevant information and tools
• Went from co-creation to fully-functional MVP in less than 30 hours, incl. live air quality data, sandbox payments for offsets, and advanced educational interfaces.
Commended by sutainability leads from the City of Zurich, Zurich RE, IBM, and Oracle.
Built product + market strategy for sustainable supply-chain company at Volkswagen Forum.
Product Design, User Advocacy, Market Strategy, Ecosystem Development, Presentation
• Identified stakeholders, researched UX with on-site users, mapped user journeys
• Explored new opportunities with existing technical foundation
• Organized findings into a dedicated action plan and presentation
Worked with industry experts from Volkswagen, IBM, Strategy Group Procurement, Zalando, and more.
A Twitter API to scale digital outreach for critical public issues.
Product design, UX, Ruby on Rails, Community outreach, Social media
• Developed FlipList as a tool to optimize digital activism for critical public issues
• Crafted product design and UX; collaborated with a developer to build a custom Twitter API
• Led product development from a manual prototype into an automated tool
On Day 1, empowered a group of 60 people to send 1K tweets to Congress in support of Net Neutrality
Since then, FlipList has been utilized to support climate action, non-profit organizaiton, and majoritarian political reform in the U.S. and Europe
A community-powered ridesharing network.
Digital innovation, Research, Product design, Front-end development, UI/UX, Pitching, Presentation
Catalyzing the environmental vote during 2018 U.S. mid-term elections.
Project management, Content creation, Social media, Digital organizing, Facebook Ads
• Concieved high-leverage strategy for environmental Get out the Vote campaign
• Using real-time forecasts from 538, identified the most important Congressional races, where the difference between candidates would represent the biggest difference in environmental policy
• From there, identified the cities and counties that comprised top-priority districts
• Finally, selected paramaters to reach the voting population in those precise locations
The campaign reached 74,000 people, generated 827 engagements, and prompted 93 shares
A social discussion platform (and experiment in ad-free media), where users earn for their contributions.
Product design, UI/UX, Front-end (Elm), Back-end (Haskell), White Paper, Copywriting, Content creation, Social media
• Developed product strategy
• Created wireframes and user flows. Collaborated with designers and developers to bring them to life
• Analyzed data (Google Analytics, funnels, heat maps) + conducted user research to determine development priorities
• Coded alongside developers to polish the product and implement new features
• Designed + developed the product's mobile/responsive interface
A webshop to connect consumers with sustainable lifestyle products, helping us make a difference every day.
Shopify configuration, UI/UX, product research, Graphic design, Content creation, Social media
• Concieved concept + MVP
• Conducted industry, sustainability, and product research
• Designed site's branding, product descriptions, and graphics
• Worked within Shopify's codebase to configure final store design
This water-filter pitcher gives you 2 years worth of clean drinking water (150 gallons) - straight from your tap.
It saves 1100+ plastic water bottles from sitting in our landfills and polluting our oceans.
It's been tested on-site in Flint, Michigan, reducing lead and copper from the community water sources.
It removes the most dangerous contaminants - including flouride, lead, chromium, copper, mercury, and chlorine - from your water supply, while keeping healthy minerals like calcium and magnesium to bolster your health.
And it comes with a lifetime guarantee. If it ever breaks, you get a replacement - free-of-charge.
Plus, it's made with 100% recycled, vegan, and BPA-free materials ...
... and it's half the cost of buying 150 gallons of fresh, clean water at the supermarket.
Clean your water, save your money, and make your world a better place.
A curated collection of the world's leading fitness and wellbeing retreats and hotels
CMS (Magento), Research, Copywriting, Content creation, Editing, Stakeholder engagement
• Developed promotional content for wellness retreat packages. From vivid summaries, to the personal details ("Will the hotel have vegetarian choices for me?"), and immersive photos to start you on the journey
• Worked with retreat organizers, outside brands, and enthusiastic clients to explore new opportunities
• As role expanded, responsibilities grew to include ownership of the site's Blog and landing page
Site is no longer active, in process of recovering content
AutoPilot + Brothers
Collaborated with a TV Star and agent on the writing/development of two original feature film scripts.
Film Development, Writing, Research, Cold calling, Video editing
• Worked as an intern at multiple LA production companies, leading to a mailroom position at William Morris Endeavor
• Instead of climbing the industry ladder, wrote an innovative original script and attached Hollywood talent
• Led to a collaboration with an A-List TV star and rising agent on the development of two original film projects
Send an email if you'd like to see any scripts or related material
"This is an ingenious idea incredibly well-executed...
Part of me would love to play [the lead]...
Part of me would love to figure out how I could direct this movie."
- A-List TV star
One of the world's largest sports media websites.
Rose through the organization from intern to Editor.
CMS, Editing, Content creation, Reviews, Written Feedback, Administration
• Revised live articles to ensure grammatical and stylistic consistency across all B/R content
• Constructed feedback for writers to foster improvement within the company
• Worked in real time with a remote staff, ensuring all content met B/R standards and upheld the brand