One World Children’s Fund
I am serving on the Technology & Web Committee for One World Children’s Fund (OWCF), which is tasked with implementing the effective use of technology to promote the work of OWCF and efficiently manage data.
NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development—New York, USA
& iHub—Nairobi, KENYA
- Produced and organized Africa’s first Telematic Music Concert in collaboration with Sarah Weaver, a New York-based composer, conductor, and technologist.
iHub Research—Nairobi, KENYA
- In addition to mentoring the staff, I wrote curriculum for and taught the following workshops: Design Thinking, Hands-on UX Testing for Mobile Applications, and User-Centered Design for Mobile Devices.
Tulane University research project in Western Kenya
- Documented and assisted in the design of solar charged mobile phone trials
Kenya Museum Society—Nairobi, KENYA
- Served as Chairperson of the Executive Council
The Kenya Museum Society was established to support and promote the National Museums of Kenya (NMK) with two primary mandates: to raise funds for the work of the museums and to train museum guides.
KMS also runs the bookshop at the Nairobi Museum. Through public programmes such as the Know Kenya Course and Arts Festival, proceeds from the bookshop and other projects and events, funds are raised to support the KMS grants programme. Grants awarded to the National Museums in 2002 exceeded KSh 3 million.
Umbrella Contemporary Art Gallery—Townsville, AUSTRALIA
- Served as President of the Board of Directors
The Committee’s overall role is to govern the organisation rather than manage it. It is the purpose of the Director to manage the organisation in accordance with the direction of the Committee. In general, the Committee is responsible for, and has the authority to determine, all matters relating to the policies, practices, management and operations of Umbrella Studio Association Inc. …The Committee has the final responsibility for the successful operations of the organisation.
Australian Centre for Contemporary Art—Melbourne, AUSTRALIA
- Spoke on panel, ‘Critical Media: Perspectives on New Technologies’ and published essay in accompanying journal
OZCHI (Australian Computer-Human Interaction) ’95—Sydney, AUSTRALIA
- Presented and published paper, ‘Does our Knowledge Yield Beauty?’ at the society’s annual meeting, curated exhibition ‘The Interactive Experience’ and exhibited The Amazing McScent™ Machine