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ISM GLOBAL

Coming together from arts, business, international relations and design thinking to drive social innovation.

We can work with you in English, French, German, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Farsi, Italian, Romanian, Chinese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Taiwanese, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, and Portuguese.

 
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SCOTT MALLORY, JR.

Founder, Director

Scott is Faculty of Dynamic Media at Emily Carr University of Art + Design, an ESL educator, and a 2020 recipient of the Top 100 Leaders in Education Award. His art practice explores themes in philosophy and physics through emerging audiovisual technologies, and he works with TRIUMF (Canada's particle accelerator centre) as an Arts & Culture Curator. More info.

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JASMIN A. REHMANI

Business Strategy + Development

Jasmin has been responsible for Business Development + Operations at Expedia (AMER), and helped lead the launch of a variety of programs such as Experiences, Plus & Luxe at Airbnb while establishing global markets. She has consulted for C-suites and VPs internationally to conduct strategic planning and furtherance of organizational goals.

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ALEXANDRA SOLEA

Cultural Advisor

Alexandra is an Intercultural Leader with the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, a cultural entrepreneur, and the Program Director of Arts & Culture Management at Rome Business School. She has worked with major European performing arts institutions, the European Parliament, European Commission, and international Embassies and Ministries of Foreign Affairs.

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NASIM FARSANI

UX Research + Service Design

Nasim is a human-centered design researcher and design strategist working with government agencies to streamline global data. She has worked across visual, product and service design industries in Iran and North America.

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RAASHI SAXENA

Community Partnerships Strategy

Recognized by World Economic Forum among Six Inspirational Young Female Leaders, Raashi is a Global Shaper as part of a network of Hubs developed and led by exceptional young people making a significant contribution to their local communities. As a Fellow at The DO School in India, she established a community partnership between Global Shapers Community led Shaping Fashion project and UN Women, WeEmpower Asia and Do School, and is one of the 300 leaders of the 2020 Women Deliver Young Leaders Program represented by 96 countries.

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CECILIA HO

Marketing Strategy

Cecilia is a Global Innovation Coordinator with Field Ready & Massive Small Manufacturing advocating decentralized manufacturing and supply chain in the humanitarian sector in the UK. As an Account Executive of The Honey Partnership, she has delivered media coverage on the BBC, Mashable, CNET, Forbes, Metro, Digital Trends, Engadget, Business Insider, The Next Web, South China Morning Post, and social publishers such as NowThis.

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YURIY KYRZOV

Communication Design

Yuriy has worked for organizations ranging from small businesses to global brands including JOEY Restaurants, Timbertrain Coffee Roasters, Durant Sessions, Dutil Eyewear, Beanstock Coffee Festival and more. He brings together branding, typography, experimental design, and design for social change to create interesting work that is impactful and memorable.

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JUNE TANG

Interaction Design

June is a UI/UX designer and illustrator for the NYC Office of the Mayor, and US and Canadian startups. She has led TEDx curation that was showcased at TED Summit in Scotland to inspire the global community, written for Canadian magazines, presented at the Canadian Writing Center Association Conference, and has a background in community event production in Vietnam.

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CINDY NACHAREUN

Experience Design

Cindy is a Project Lead & Facilitator for Vancouver Design Nerds Society creating interactive spaces throughout the city. As a Master of Architecture candidate at University of Calgary, she explores new ways design and architecture can contribute to equitable spatial developments. She envisions design as an integral tool to help create a foundation for people to come together, spark empowerment, and provide a voice and sense of place to every type of community.

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CELIA LIAO

Events & Coordination Advisor

Celia organizes events for marquee international tech innovation hubs in Taipei such as Computex and APICTA Awards, and for companies including IBM, Google, Pfizer, Novartis, Boehringer Ingelheim, Roche, Merck & Co., and Astellas. She has a background in social work, education and customer service.

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KAIWEN YANG

Technical Artist

With a background in design + innovation management, architecture, and interior design, Kaiwen is an emerging Canada + China based VR entrepreneur working on immersive experiences that contribute to cultural + community research.

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MIKAYLA HAYLIE KAYA

Motion + Layout Design

Haylie has held education and design positions in Hawaii, and was a Communication Designer at Microsoft headquarters. She holds a degree specializing in Animation, Interactive Design, Video Graphics, and Special Effects at Emily Carr University of Art + Design.

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BRITTANY NICKERSON

Finance Administration

While an independent photographer, Brittany has held coordination roles supporting the research, creation, and exhibition of socially relevant and politically informed creative practices from artists at all junctures of their careers, while enabling a public engagement with artist-run culture and contemporary art.

 

WHAT WE LOOK FOR

INSPIRATION

Values-driven ideas for future projects or imagining how current projects may continue to unfold.

CREATIVITY

Exploration, experimentation, and innovation across any range of backgrounds and disciplines.

EXPERTISE

Methodological know-how and experience in a field to identify and serve a specific need of any current or potential projects.

CONNECTION

Reach individuals who share the mission of a project, and forge relationships with contributors and stakeholders.


COLLABORATION

Bring proven concepts or projects, and co-develop or enrich local, regional and global networks or ecosystems across sectors.

PARTNERSHIP

Value-adding collaboration through the combining of resources and communities to realize measurable or anecdotal impact.

We are currently recruiting for roles in education.

 

JOINED BY

The ISM Fellows

The Fellows are an eclectic group of emerging cross-disciplinary creatives from around the world who stay highly active throughout the extended network.

 

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