I have been invited to attend the Schmiede12 Festival Of Ideas in Hallein, Austria in early September 2012 to share my work on Ocean University and ARIA.
Read my essay, recommendation letter and view a video for my application and more.
I was part of the Renewable Energy Expedition 2011 which was organized by ACORE (the American Council of Renewable Energy and 2041).
In March 2011, I was invited to be part of the 2011 Educational Base (E-Base) of 2041. The E-Base is located on the edge of the Russian Bellingshausen base in King George Island, Antarctica.
I was part of IAE11 this March. I recorded a Higher Education Podcast series of the experience which included living 10 days in Antarctica.
I was honored in mid-December 2010 to be invited to join the Media & Arts Advisory Board of the lifeboat foundation.
My talk focused on a project that I was part of in Ecuador through my semester aboard The Scholar Ship. The academic week in Ecuador was supported by UNICEF and UNDP.
One-hundreed individuals from the world’s most distinguished academic and professional institutions convened for two days of highly participatory discussion, planning, and action around the topic of design education and sustainability. The output of the Summit is an online toolkit now available for anyone.
Between 2008 and 2010 I volunteered, created and managed a Ning-based social network for King Abdullah University of Science and Technology.
Designed, implemented and conducted training on Social Media, Search Engine Optimization.
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As Community Manager, I facilitated the advance creation of 12+ student groups eight months prior to embarkation; Spearheaded early networking (sourcing for scholarships, planning of independent travel, creation of onboard life programs, simulations and seminars among others).