Carlos Castaneda said, "Whatever must be learned must be learned the hard way." This much-less celebrated Peruvian would like to amend that to: Whatever must be learned, must be
earned the hard way.


AWARDS

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AIGA/NY
365, AIGA: Year in Design
The Adweek Buzz Award
The Webby Awards, 2009 and 2010
The Obie Awards
The Effie Awards
The Emmy Awards
The One Show
The Show, AdFed Mn


SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Chicago Portfolio School, "Experience-driven Branding," 2016
3% Conference, Panelist, MPLS, 2015
Savannah College of Art & Design, 2014 and 2016
Student Ad Summit, AdFed Mn, 2014 and 2016
MN Tourism, "New Ways to Reach Consumers"
Art Institutes International, 2014
MPLS MadWomen, "Hacking the Issues," 2014
Miami Ad School, 2015
"xCHANGE," hosted by Adobe, 2015
3% Conference Minneapolis, 2015

COVERAGE

AdCritic
CMYK Magazine
Print Magazine
Screen Magazine
Communication Arts







CONFERENCES

TEDWomen, 2013
3% Conference, 2012
NACDS for wet n wild, 2014
Fast Company Innovation Festival, 2016

Forthcoming:
2017 American Advertising Awards,
National Judge


LITERARY

Board of Directors, The Loft Literary Center
Short Fiction, The Dos Passos Review
Short Fiction, Grey Sparrow Journal


To see my full resume, please click here.