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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.



Founder, Director

Scott is an Arts & Culture Curator at TRIUMF (Canada's particle accelerator centre), 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. More info.


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.


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.


Social Innovation Designer

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.


Community Strategy

Raashi is a Global Shaper with World Economic Forum 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.


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.


Communication Designer

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.


Interaction Designer

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.


Experience Design Advisor

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.


Cultural Events 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.




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


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


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


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


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


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

We are currently recruiting for roles in education.



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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