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Recent Engagements

Talk @ Microsoft

Civic and tech sector leaders from the US, Europe & LATAM joined my talk at Microsoft about NextStep Health’s work & vision for solving mental health crises across the US & beyond.

NH Youth Summit

15,000 students tuned into the live Summit that featured Sam Warach, interviewed by rapper Dee-1, alongside community leaders like Mark Wahlberg and the Governor of NH.

WMUR-TV

NextStep GoodLife app launch for student resilience.(nextstepgoodlife.com)

Talk @ Stanford University

‘Take the NextStep’ at Stanford University d.school. (Hasso Plattner Institute of Design)

Chelsea Clinton on NextStep Health

NextStep Health’s COVID-19 response initiative with the Clinton Foundation.

Take the NextStep Book

Get the 1st Edition of Take the NextStep today, and explore insights about harnessing tenacity in the face of adversity.

Times (Acoustic)

1st release of positivity-based music adjacent to EdTech & public health innovation work.
Network + Collaboration

Connecting the Dots.

I’ve had the great honor to meet and connect with incredibly impactful people across different industries and gain insight into how to create lasting impact. From renown publishers like Kip Forbes (left/above) to civic, social, and technology leaders across various other sectors:
TECH + EDUCATION
I had the honor to meet with John Hennessy, Chairman of Alphabet, Inc., Turing Award Winner, and 10th President of Stanford. We spoke about life & his interdisciplinary entrepreneurial career, which has greatly influenced mine.
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PUBLIC HEALTH
I had the chance to connect with US Surgeon General, Vivek Murthy, and highlight NextStep Health. Murthy’s work has influenced NextStep profoundly.
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NGO + IMPACT
I had the honor to meet with Chelsea Clinton, Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation and discuss global solutions for public health challenges.
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ART + MEDIA
I shared the same stage with, and “opened” for, Rapper and Artist, Tip “T.I.” Harris at Smart City Expo Atlanta.
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Speaking & Workshops

Facilitating
personal & professional development.

I have a deep passion for helping others through holistic personal and professional development. This passion is integrated into my daily life with my work at NextStep Health and beyond, through speaking engagements, design workshops, and advising early-stage startups. I’ve delivered talks and facilitated workshops at places including: Stanford University, Microsoft, Google and Brown Medical School.
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Innovation & Design Talks

Talk @ Microsoft on NextStep Health

I spoke at Microsoft about our work at NextStep Health & our vision for our public interest technology.

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UNIVERSITY LECTURES

Seminar @ Brown Medical School’s Brown-Lifespan Center for Digital Health.

I delivered a seminar to medical doctors, professors, and graduate students at Brown Medical School’s Center for Digital Health. During my seminar I overviewed NextStep Health and the human-centered design of our digital health apps to facilitate access to care & health literacy resources.

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GROUP WORKSHOPS

Facilitating outside-the-box design thinking at Google HQ in Mountain View for Stanford University Innovation Fellows.

Google is a global leader in innovation and creativity. I had the honor to co-facilitate workshops in design thinking, radical inclusion and human factors.
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Alajuela, Costa Rica:  ‘Defining Purpose’ workshop for entrepreneurial young professionals and college students.

As a Coach + Mentor, I provided intensive 1-on-1 sessions and led group workshops, during an immersive experience for entrepreneurial young professionals and college students in collaboration with Third Nature.

Saint Anselm College, HOBY NH

During this engagement I discussed the Social Change Model of Leadership Development. I reviewed concepts of social responsibility and serving as contributing members of society as young professionals. The audience was a curated group of two of the top high school sophomores (‘Ambassadors’) from each New Hampshire high school.

STRATEGY & SYSTEMS DESIGN

High-Touch hands-on think-tank advising for social entrepreneurs around the globe.

Project X-ITE Flight to Denver: Hosted in partnership between the UN Non-Government Liaison Service, the United Nations Foundation (UNF) and Megan Smith, [former] Chief Technology Officer of the USA appointed by the Obama Administration, the Solutions Summit was created: To lift up exceptional innovators – technologists, engineers, scientists, and others – who are developing solutions that address one or more of the SDGs, and; To catalyze a grassroots effort where communities can scout and convene resources around solution-makers.
Advising & Mentoring 
Send me a note to inquire about how I can help coach you and your team. I’ve supported Personal and Professional Development through various speaking engagements, group workshops, 1-on-1 advising, and coaching programs.
Systems Design Consulting 

Trained by the Stanford University Hasso Plattner Institute of Design and loaded with systems design experience, I’m happy to help articulate a Human-Centered Strategy for your design team.

Lean Innovation 

If you’re aiming to increase operational efficiency within your product or service teams, reach out for help to inform your lean innovation strategy or roadmap design.

Areas of Focus

Progress & Activation.
Life Sciences
Life as we know it. Everchanging in the 21st Century.
Organizational Innovation

A necessity for growth and progress.

Design
For efficiency and positive impact.
Community Development
To ensure communities are growing in a positive, sustainable and equitable direction.

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