I'm a UX Designer living in Chicago.


I enjoy teaching and speaking about my work and my process, both in presentations to groups and in media outlets.  I'm always happy talk about user-centered design, especially in websites or apps that advance environmental and social causes.

Deep Dive Into User Experience
Civic Technology, Hackathons, and Libraries: An Introduction (TS)
June 9, 2017

ELPC Thinks: Recycling in Chicago
February 23, 2017

My Building Doesn't Recycle: Designing for Policy Change
Chi Hack Night
September 27, 2016

Testimony in favor of the revised recycling ordinance
Chicago City Council
July 18, 2016

Chicago Apartment Residents Say They Want to Recycle, But Buildings Don’t Provide It
NBC 5 Chicago
December 18, 2015

Lessons from Organizing Chi Hack Night (video)
Code for America Summit 2015
October 1, 2015

Chicago Recycling Coalition: 25th Anniversary State of Recycling
July 27, 2015

Creating Impact with Civic Apps and UX
UX Strategy Meetup
July 22, 2015

How to Run a Hack Night Project
Chicago Civic Tech Leader Training (part of National Day of Civic Hacking)
June 6, 2015

Why Apartments Are the Blind Spot in Chicago's Recycling Program
Curious City, WBEZ
April 15, 2015

Website Holds Building Owners Accountable on Recycling
Afternoon Shift, WBEZ
February 2, 2015