The following is a select sample of the many different professional projects that I have led and implemented over the course of my career. Please contact me if you want more information about any of these or other samples of my work.
- “I Dig Science” Program (2008-2010)
Incorporated a range of learning experiences and tools, including dance, virtual worlds, Skype calls with scientists, and youth-created videos.
See promo video.
Virtual World Programs
The initial exercise created was a virtual game show designed to test their knowledge of different governance subject matter.
- International Justice Center in Second Life, 2008-2009
Project lead in the development of a human rights center in Second Life focused on the International Criminal Court .
The launch of the center included a streamed address by former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan and a virtual conversation between the ICC Prosecutor and the former foreign minister of Canada.
- Yehoodi.com , 2000-Present
Led development of custom discussion system, social network integration, and curated content sections of site.
Coordinated work of user interface and backend coding team.
Author of the first public report on how nonprofits were using virtual world tools for education, outreach, collaboration and fundraising.
Conducted online forums with nonprofit professionals and volunteers to assess findings and get feedback.
- Betterverse.org 2009-Present
Betterverse includes reviews, event reporting, commentary and interviews with leaders in the field.
- Keynote address at Second Life Community Convention , August 2011
- National Writing Project Conference, 2009
- US Department of Housing and Urban Development sponsored “Neighborhood Networks” Conference , 2009
- NetSquared Conference , 2008
Updated October 2011