CURRICULA
VITAE
ESSENTIAL

I am a conviviologist, meaning entrepreneur, sustainability expert, social scientist, purpose technician, culture curator, permaculture designer, systems thinker, phenomenological artist, somatic movement teacher, creative strategist, sensation scientist and leader on a path of conscious evolution.

International

Experience

 
EXPERIENCE
CHIEF VISIONARY OFFICER  

​2013-August 2018

 

Nia Technique offers a series of somatic movement workshops and teacher training programs. I modernized the curriculum and developed the heuristic platform for their intellectual property: Sensation Science. An applied science comprised of 52 body-centered principles, sensation science cultivates embodied awareness + movement skills fomenting health and vitality. I designed and wrote syllabi, program text books, the company brand book, teacher membership materials, business materials and numerous presentations.

 

AIRBNB SUPERHOST 

​2014-present

 

  • Hosted 1000+ guests from worldwide destinations

  • 4.9 star rating (out of 5) on the Airbnb platform

  • Our micro hotel, Panda Palace PDX LLC, has two listings

 

NATIONAL PROGRAM CURATOR 

​2002-2010

 

Green Festivals, a joint project of Global Exchange and Green America, promoted the values of the emerging local living economy.

 

I produced a robust series of keynotes to draw public attendance and corporate sponsorship to the events. Literally, I curated the who's who of sustainability thought leadership across 500+ ​presentations at 26 events in cities: WDC, San Francisco, Seattle, Austin, Chicago and Denver. My proudest moment was hosting Dr. Cornel West's national book launch for Hope On A Tightrope in San Francisco.

CHIEF CULTURE CURATOR  

​2010-11

Mapping The Human Story was a project of National Geographic Explorer Dr. Elizabeth Lindsey. The start up team's objective was to analzye the potential for a foundation enterprise that would highlight traditional wisdom worldwide in a modern context.

RESEARCH DIRECTOR 

​2008-10

I contracted with Environmental Finance Center 9 to provide research and reports on three different projects they had with EPA Region IX and Native America tribes. I recruited graduate students from the Green MBA to be my research assistants.

  • Evaluation of Opportunity for Solar Energy at the Torres Martinez Reservation (2010)

  • Increasing Recycling and Related Green Business Opportunities for Northern Nevada Tribes (2009)

  • Green Technology Feasibility Study for the Torres Martinez Reservation (2008)

TALENT & SKILL

Public Speaking

Presentation + Publication

Writing + Copy Editing

Research

Ideation

Event Design + Experience Curator

Administration

Systems Thinking + Systemics

Intercultural Human Relations

Program Design

Holistic Decision-Making

Diplomacy + Communication

Event Production

Leadership + Collaboration

Discerning Purpose

Toastmasters International

 - member since 2012

CLIENT LIST

Abya Yala Fund

City of Davis Planning + Building

Crow Clothing

Culture of Future

Ecotrust

EcoHome Improvement

Environmental Finance Center 9

Future 500

Global Exchange

Green America

Green Your Management, Inc.

Indigenous Permaculture

Elizabeth LIndsey, Ph.D.

Mayor's Office of International Relations - Portland, OR

Multinational Exchange for Sustainable Agriculture

Nia Technique

PartnerSHIFT

Planetwork

Presidio School of Management

RakshaBella Organic Textiles

Re-Elect Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown

Solstice Grove Institute

Sustainable Communities Consortium

Syntony Quest

US-Mexico Chamber of Commerce

UN World Environment Day

Whole Life EXPO

Women's Earth Alliance

EDUCATION
Presidio School of Management
San Francisco, CA

​MBA Sustainable Management 2005

 

 

University of California at Davis
Davis, CA

MSci Community Development 1998

 

School for International Training
Brattleboro, VT

Bachelor's of International Studies 1993

CERTIFICATES

Design, Partnering, Management, Innovation 2019

Middlebury Institute/Aga Khan Foundation

WindTunneling Facilitator Design

2019

Fulcrum Insight Maps, Inc

Planetary Dance Facilitator 2011

Tamalpa Institute

 

Critical Thinking 2003

Institute for Environmental Entrepreneurship

Sustainable Development 1998

Jyvalaska University

Permaculture Design 1998

Traditional Native American Farmer Association

TESOL 1994

Coast Language Academy

Permaculture Design 1992

Fambidzanai Training Centre

Tropical Ecology 1989

School For Field Studies

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