Maria Villafranca

Executive Director

Liana Mestas

Deputy Director

Sarah Ho

Graphic Designer

Claire-Solène Bečka

Operations Coordinator

Board of Directors

Austen Angell

President and CEO, Modern Edge, Inc

Aidan Borer

Director of Human Insights, The Family Room

Gregory Bombard

Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig

Tom Di Lillo

Director, Client Experiences, Steelcase

Ashley Dunn

Principal, Director of Workplace, Dyer Brown & Associates

Jessica Ekong

Service Area CHRO (Chief Human Resources Officer), Providence St Joseph Health

Eric Corey Freed

Founding Principal, CannonDesign

Josephine Holmboe

Former VP & Creative Director, Fidelity Center for Applied Technology

Leila Mitchell

Creative Director & Founder, LLM Design

Larry Rodgers

Strategy and Brand Experience Consultant

Alan Scott

Senior Consult, Intertek

Tracy Swyst

Design Operations Consultant + Producer

George White

Director, Slalom


Judith Anderson

Industrial Design Professor/ Industrial Design Department Chair Massachusetts College of Art & Design

Kyla Astley

Marketing Communications Director, Electude

Joe Baldwin

Partner, Opsis Architecture

Corinne Barthelemy

Designer at NBBJ Design

Rania Adwan

Independent Consultant

Tracy Brower

Author, The Secrets to Happiness at Work + Contributor for + Vice President of Workplace Insights, Steelcase

Alfred (Alf) Byun

Design Director of Strategy Lab, Gensler

Meg Campbell

Co-Founder | Workplace and Workforce Strategy, Revise

Jess Charlap

Marketing Manager, Perkins Eastman

Ginger Dhaliwal

Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer, Upflex

José Dos Santos

Head of Design Americas, Signify

Sarah Drew

Sr. Director of Strategic Planning with JLL @ Nike WD+C

Lew Epstein

Business Advisor, Creative Leader, and Climate Activist       

Jessica Finch

Principal, Selbert Perkins Design

Renae Geraci

Sr Manager, Research & Operations, Autodesk

Adam Gesuero

Partner & Creative Director, Image Conscious Studios

Sara Hartmann

Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship, Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Ryann Hoffman

Founding Partner, Principal Staircase Strategy

Jessica Klay

Vice President, Brand & Design, Workhuman

Emily Klein

Director, Enterprise Transformation, Capgemini Invent

Kris Lonergan

Director of Product Management, Form

Tony Martignetti

Founder and Chief Inspiration Officer, Inspired Purpose Partners

Jessie McGuire

Managing Director

Sascha Mombartz

Artist, Designer and Community Builder

Kate Murphy

Designer, Creative Director, Kate Murphy Design

Erin Narloch

Senior Director Business Insight and Performance, History Factory

Hilary Olson

Senior Project Manager, Urban Renaissance Group

Anne Petersen (they/them)

Experience Design Lead, U.S. Web Design System

Shalini Prasad

Assistant Professor of Design, Lesley University

Ravi Rao

Associate | Lead Interior Designer, Taylor Design

Jennifer Rittner

Founder, Content Matters & Associate Director and Assistant Professor at Parsons School of Design

Kendra Roberts

Founder & Chief Curator, Common Ground Arts

Karen Robichaud

Strategic Communications Consultant, Karen Robichaud LLC

Susan Ryder

Owner, Susan Ryder Design

Jamie Scheu

Director, Experience Design, Wayfair

Jonelle Simunich

Senior Foresight Strategist, Arup

Dr. Melissa Steach

Senior Strategist, Well-being, Workplace Experience, MillerKnoll

Janet Stephenson

Head of Building Platform Sales, Katerra

Julie Taraska

Founder and President, Content Needs Context

Dan Vlahos

Assistant Professor, Merrimack College + Designer, Dan Vlahos Design

Angela Yeh

Founder & Chief Talent Strategist, Yeh IDeology

Education Think Tank

Sam Batchelor

Architect, designLAB architects

Tracy Brower

Author, The Secrets to Happiness at Work + Contributor for + Vice President of Workplace Insights, Steelcase

Dr. Gretchen Fougere

Education Specialist

Leila Mitchell

Creative Director & Founder, LLM Design

Marisa Nemcik

Higher Education, Architecture, CannonDesign

Vince Pan

Principal, Analogue Studio

We Design Content Advisory Committee

Joe Baldwin

Partner, Opsis Architecture

Gareth Burrowes

The Tech Connection

Kelly Chanopas

Architect, ZGF/AIA, CoEDI

Jess Charlap

Marketing Manager, Perkins Eastman

Christina Costa

Co-Chair & Marketing Officer at Women With Purpose / Director of Marketing and Student Engagement at Duet

Naps D’Apice

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program Manager, Simple Finance

Sabrina Dorsainvil

New Urban Mechanics, City of Boston, Civic Designer + Program Director

Eugenie Jolivett Fontana

Founder of w(HERE) and Gather & Garner

Trish Fontanilla

Community & Customer Experience Consultant / CEO, BOSFilipinos

Gerard Georges

Shepley Bulfinch, Associate

Chris Haigh

True Change Associates, Diversity & Inclusion Consultant and Facilitator focusing on True Change

Amanda Hawkins

Independent Exhibitions Manager and Curator

Natasha Hicks

Government Innovation Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School Government Performance Lab

Ruwan Jayaweera

Senior Associate and Mechanical Engineer, PAE

Sydney Janey

Urban League of Eastern MA

Nawaz Kamthewala

Oracle, Senior UX Designer

Sun Joo Kim

Design Manager at Gensler/co-founder of Diversity in Design

Juliana Lukasik

Principal/Director, At Large Films

Swathi Massar

Gender, Diversity, and Inclusion Senior Advisor, MercyCorps

Angela Medlin

Founder/ Director, The Functional Apparel and Accessories Studio (FAAS) at PENSOLE x PNCA

Kari Merkl

Founder/Owner, League of Women Designers/Merkled Studio

Allentza Michel

Powerful Pathways Principal, & Creative Director

Denise Mullen

Consultant and Former President, OCAC

Rachel Murray

She Geeks Out, Co-CEO

Steven Nakana

Social Equity Program Manager, Port of Portland

Nina Narelle

Partner & Senior Strategist, Future Work Design

Salvador Orara

Principal, Affection Research Lab

Amanda Petretti

Principal, Studio Petretti Architecture

Josuel Plasencia

Forefront Cultures, Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Jocelyn Rice

Designer, Columbia Sportswear Company

Kristi Riedel

Programs Director, Young Audiences

Kendra Roberts

Founder & Chief Curator, Common Ground Arts

Nicole Schmidt

CEO & Founder, krowdsourced

Hannah Silver

Sustainability Manager, GBD Architects

Brooke Trivas

Perkins & Will, Principal

Yulkendy Valdez

Forefront Cultures, Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Diana Vertus

Exquisite Design Concepts, CEO & Founder of Exquisite Design Concepts / Event Production and Brand Experience Agency

William Watkins

Urban League of Eastern MA

Jennifer Wright

Project Architect, Richard Brown Architecture/CoEDI

Workplace Innovation Think Tank

Sarah Brett

Senior Associate, Graphics & Branded Environments, Unispace

Alfred (Alf) Byun

Design Director of Strategy Lab, Gensler

Andrea Coan

Design Portfolio Specialist, Steelcase

Caleb Dean

Writer, Designer, Small Business Owner

Maria DeFiglio

National Real Estate Project Manager, Suffolk Construction

Ashley Dunn

Principal, Director of Workplace, Dyer Brown & Associates

Jillian Farrell

Director of Business Development, Continuum

Eleanor Forster

Managing Director North America, Leesman

Monique Fuchs

Associate Vice President, Innovation + Entrepreneurship + Co-Founder, Accelerate at Wentworth

Lauren Hasson

Dealer Business Manager, Steelcase

Brittney Herrera

Founding Partner, HBX Studio

Casey Kalman

SVP, Red Thread

Danielle Kayal

HR Consultant

Lisa Killaby

NCIDQ, LEED AP Workplace Strategist, Planner and Designer

Emily Klein

Director, Enterprise Transformation, Capgemini Invent

Kristian Kloeckl

Associate Professor of Design, Northeastern University

Cerise Marcela

Senior Manager, Workplace at CBRE

Meredith McCarthy

Senior Associate, Sasaki

Gary Miciunas

National Workplace Director at Cuningham Group

Joe O’Brien

Regional Director, New England, View, Inc.

Dorran Prescott

Senior Designer, Project Manager, LLM

Leslie Saul

Owner and Principal at Leslie Saul & Associates

Felice Silverman

Principal at Silverman Trykowski Associates

Janet Swaysland

Engagement Strategist, Bluefire Partners

Thuwaiba Thezine

Founder, Ideal Mixer and Currently Seeking Open Opportunities

Kristi Woolsey

Associate Director and lead for BCG Smart Environments Group