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Martha is your friendly neighbourhood semiotician, strategist, futurist and friend. A natural storyteller with a passion for creative ideation, she looks at challenges holistically, analyzing the systems they occupy to identify possible solutions. A self-starter with proven project management experience, she knows how to juggle multiple priorities and make sure deliverables are achieved on time and to spec. Recognized as a leader in the workplace, Martha brings a positive energy to her teams and strives to ensure a safe and equitable environment. Guided by empathic co-design principles, she is passionate about looking for clever, practical, and actionable solutions to “wicked problems”.
OCAD U - Graduate Studies
Strategic Foresight and Innovation (MDes)
Major In progress, 2022
University of Toronto
Semiotics and Communication Theory
Major Completed, 2008

Design Thinking Innovation Design Foresight Creative Strategy Storytelling Research

2022, Working Through It: Reimagining Grief and Bereavement in the Workplace in a Post-Covid World
2020, Dean's Scholarship