Uniting my unique framework of Design Temptation, the fight as a young queer business owner, and the 10+ years of advocacy I have led, I present a much different take on building my career as a web/graphic designer. In my featured presentation, I showcase the practical design methodology I have discovered to impact those who view it and drive action to better our communities.
After barely surviving a harrowing mental health crisis as a teenager, I realized just how little effective advocacy was being done for youth in similar situations. So I began communicating openly about my experiences. A few years and over a hundred speaking engagements later, I were advocating for teen mental health on an international level.
During this journey of activism, I taught myself how to effectively market my efforts. And after discovering a true love for this work, I began working with nonprofits and small businesses whose story, mission, and product I wanted help share through digital marketing.
Read More >