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I am passionate about:
Community, interdependence, youth development, creativity, shared hustle, equitable prosperity, and frozen desserts.
A little known fact about me is:
I've never met a pizza I didn't like.
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Grand Rapids, MI, United States
Director of Social Enterprise
"Let's try it."
I am a proactive, community-driven designer, educator, and social entrepreneur. In 2008, in an attempt to build creative confidence in high school students, I started Ambrose — a community driven design and print lab in Holland, MI. We would screen print t-shirts, lead workshops, collaborate with guest artists, and — in general — try to make our town a better place. It was acquired by WMCAT in 2015 where I now serve as the Director of Social Enterprise. I believe Human Centered Design is a practice in empowerment, and when done well it fosters curiosity, courage, and capacity.