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Speaking Engagements

• The Growing Together Project, The IKEA Foundation and Humanity and Inclusion [Remote], July, 2020.     “Playground Planning and Design”

• Impact, Engineered, New York University, October, 2019.

“Affordable Housing in Kenya: A Performance-Based Analysis”


• Design for Humanity Summit II, Fordham University, June, 2019.

“Rapid Play Planning: Child-Driven Design with Refugee Communities”

• The Design History Society, Parsons School of Design, August, 2018.

“Wall. Pipe. Dream. Proposed Infrastructure Solutions to Land Degradation in the Sahel”

• Harvard University, November, 2017.

“From Upgrading to Regrading: Public Space as Flood Risk Mediation


• Peking University, June, 2017.

“Harmonizing Ecologies: Earthly Phenomena, Agriculture, and Human Habitation”

• Columbia University, April, 2016.

“International Development in Spaces of Complexity”

• Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, April, 2015.

“Both Urban and Rural: Design and Development in Kenya”

• Inspired Talks Nairobi, November, 2014.

“The Kibera Public Space Project”

• Kigali Institute of Technology, July, 2013.

“Design and Governance: One and the Same”

• TEDx Lemek, July, 2013.

“Designed by Maasai, for Maasai”

• The University of Montana, September, 2012.

“International Development in the East African Context”

• AIA New York Center for Architecture, May, 2012.

“Reconstruction in Haiti: Implementation Strategy on the Periphery”

• Rutgers University, August, 2011.

“Rural Development and Construction Implementation in Rural Kenya”

• New York University, August, 2010.

“One Library at a Time: The Construction Process”

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