Storytelling

This week I gave a talk about story structures. Having never really given talk about something other than my portfolio standing on a stage in front of slides was pretty nerve-racking. That said I'm a strong believer in doing the things that scare you because that is what allows you to grow. While my comfort is absolutely being behind the slides it was great to experience standing in front of them. If anything its provided me with a better understanding of what it's like to be on the other side of a process that I work with every day. 

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Presentation Design

I gave a talk to a group of soon to be college design graduates and realized a lot of them had never heard of "presentation design." It certainly wasn't something I had ever thought/heard of while I was in school. However, in the bay area at least it's an in-demand design role and I thought I'd share what I did with these students about getting started in it. 

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Women's March 2018

I attended the Women's March in San Francisco for the second year in a row. I had a small amount of panic on my way to the Civic Center that there wouldn't be as strong of a turn out as the year before. I wanted this year to matter just as much as the previous had. I wanted reassurance that people had not become accepting that "insanity" was the new normal. When I reached city hall I was not disappointed. It seemed like there were even more people. A calmness washed over me followed by curiosity and excitement. People still care. 

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