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Mollie Ring

Mollie Ring is a strategy, communications and philanthropy consultant with 15 years of experience working for NGOs and entrepreneurs in the U.S. and abroad. Her work in corporate partnerships and social innovation began in 2008, working for UNICEF’s Private Fundraising and Partnerships Division. She has since supported an Inter-American Development Bank-funded competition to identify high-potential,…

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Kobla Asamoah

Kobla serves as the Program Director for HBK Incubates, Hot Bread Kitchen’s business incubator. In this role, Kobla focuses on growing the incubator program and works closely with its member businesses to provide business development resources and programming that will aid in their growth ambitions. In addition to a passion for entrepreneurship, he brings years…

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Daniel Rosenberg

Born in Israel and raised in Chile, Daniel Rosenberg is a designer, architect and educator holding a master’s and a PhD in Design and Computation from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. For the last two years, he has been directing an interdisciplinary design practice in Brooklyn, leading a team of designers, architects and creative technologist…

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Joey Lee

Joey Lee is an interaction designer who has been involved in academic and commercial research projects exploring technology, geography, data and visualization for institutions ranging from MIT and The University of British Columbia to Daimler-Mercedes Benz and the World Bank. He was previously a fellow at the Mozilla Science Lab and is actively involved in…

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Nicholas Fortugno

Nick Fortugno is recognized around the world as a leading game designer, narrative and storyexpert as well as an entrepreneur of digital and real-world games. He is Chief Creative Officer of Playmatics and oversees the design and creative vision for the company. A recognized game design leader worldwide, Fortugno is the original designer behind the…

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Natalia Radywyl

Natalia Radywyl is an academic, design consultant and research rogue. Over the past 15 years she has cultivated her deep research expertise through work spanning a range of sectors and industries, with clients ranging from Fortune 500 and government, to NGOs and the community sector. Her project highlights reflect the positive impacts she’s most passionate…

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Mattie Brice

Mattie Brice is an artist and design researcher working with play and games to engage social issues and create new cultural practices. Her approach is interdisciplinary, mixing theoretical research with critical practice with a focus on grassroots activist change. She began her career as a media critic in games journalist publication like Kotaku and Paste…

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Caroline McAndrews

Caroline McAndrews is a consultant with over 15 years of experience in leadership development, program planning and assessment, communications, user-centered design, writing, and research in both the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors. She’s worked with academics, activists, business and community members to explore questions such as how to develop the next generation of leadership, engage clients…

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Julie Kennedy

Julie Kennedy started her career as an entrepreneur, founding and leading AMERICA SCORES, a US-based educational non-profit organization. She has since built her career managing international projects in two spheres: those that support the role of the private sector and local markets in fostering sustainable economic growth, and those that address populations living in extreme…

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Maya Weinstein

Maya Weinstein is passionate about applying human-centered design thinking to cognitive technology. Maya has worked with IBM’s Watson for the past four years as a product designer for the public sector and a global design consultant. She has helped Fortune 400 companies integrate Watson technology into their products and processes through user-centered design. Maya is…

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