Education

University of Pennsylvania 
BA, Design, summa cum laude

Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design (CIID) 
Masters's Summer Program
Interaction design, Service design

SELECTED WORK EXPERIENCE

VP, Health, Experience Design
C Space, Boston

VP, Product & Design
Director of Design
Character Lab, Psychology Research & Education Lab
*Core 77 Awards in Strategy & Design and Design Education

Director, User Experience Design
Blackfynn, Neurology Tech Startup

Innovation Experience Designer
Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation
University of Pennsylvania Health System UPHS

Research Assistant
University of Pennsylvania, Penn Design, Emerging Design Lab

Teaching Assistant
University of Pennsylvania, Penn Design

Research Assistant
University of Pennsylvania, Penn Museum of Anthropology & Archaeology

Founder, Designer, LEED AP
Modern Mountain Design, Interior | Architecture Design firm

Design Assistant, Project Manager
Weiss & Wirth, Interior | Architecture Design firm

SKILLS

Creativity, Leadership, Integrity, Humor, Equanimity, Innovation

Creative Suite, JIRA, Invision, Sketch, Slack, HTML, CSS

Design Research, Rapid Prototyping, User Testing, Agile Development, Project Management, Board Presentations, Consulting

MORE LEARNING

NYCode & Design Academy
Front end Web Dev. Philadelphia

Cooper: Design Leadership
Workshop, San Francisco

Kawashima Textile Center
Design program, Japan

professional AWARDS

Core77 Design Awards, 2018
winner: Design Education
runner-up: Strategy & Research,
Character Lab Playbooks

Clinical Effectiveness and Quality Improvement Initiative for the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2015
Employee Hypertension Program

Academic Awards

Phi Beta Kappa
Dean’s List
L. Shprintz Fine Arts Travel Award
Kelly Family Travel Award
Sarah Decker Printmaking Award
Linda Bowen Santoro Award
Junior Fine Arts Award
Lipman Family Logo Prize

VOLUNTEER

AmeriCorps year-long program

Volunteer Election Judge, 2008 Presidential Election

TALKS & LECTURES

Designing for Patient Experience
80 participants, Breg (orthopedic device) Impact meeting

Urban Assembly Keynote Speech
250 audience, Designing Character

Wharton Management class
80 students, Lecture: UX interviewing

University of Pennsylvania Fine Arts Alumni Panel
100 audience, Career navigation

PUBLICATIONS

IMPaCT Manuals. Kangovi, SK, et al (2014)
IMPaCT is an evidence-based Community Health Worker model used by over 400 health care organizations

The Archaeology of Greek and Roman Troy, Charles Brian Rose, Cambridge University Press (December 30, 2013).
Contains graphic renderings from my Research Assistant role at the Penn Museum of Anthropology & Archaeology

FOR FUN!

All things vintage, poetry, jazz, sewing, international travel, art museums, urban bicycling, meditation.