I have been publicly speaking on design since 2016. I'm proud to have been part of worldwide events like interaction, SXSW, and World Information Architecture Day. I am a proud member of Tokyo Rainbow Toastmasters, a bilingual English/Japanese speech club for LGBTQIA+ folks and allies.
Talks are chronologically organized. Use the buttons below to filter by subject.
Tokyo Nerd Nite in Yokohama, Japan
Interface Drama: A New Way of Telling Stories Through Software
FujoCon 2022 online
How to Tell Interactive Stories that Pack a Punch
Have you ever wanted to write your own BL video game where there are multiple endings and your player's choices matter? In this panel, CJ and Matt, the developers of Terranova, a video game about 00's era fandom, will show you how to plan and write your own branching story and how to pack emotional punches that will leave your players wanting more.
RGST 2022 in Tokyo, Japan
Why I Made a Design Division in an Agile Company
Japan SciCom Forum 2021 online
Learn How to Sketchnote—No Art Degree Required!
Toastmasters International District B Competition online
"It" is a story of coming out and embracing labels that previously scared you. "It" won first place in the Tokyo Rainbow Toastmasters Club, first place in the Area Contest, then went on to Division B and won second place.
FujoCon 2021 online
Digital Fanthropology: A Deep Dive into Early 00's Era Fan Communities
Fuck Up Nights Tokyo in Tokyo, Japan
AQ's Ride the Lightning Talks in Tokyo, Japan
The Hidden Challenges of Design and Agile
Code Chrysalis x IDEO in Tokyo, Japan
“Is the Design Done?”: Integrating UX and Agile Intentionally
SXSW panel guest in Austin, Texas
How Gender Fluidity Recasts Brand Engagement
World IA Day in Tokyo, Japan
UX Talk Tokyo in Tokyo, Japan
Becoming an Ethical Designer
Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design in Moscow, Russia
Video Games Replaces Voting
interaction 16 in Helsinki, Finland