Christina Carrasquilla

Service Introduction

In both the design and education communities, service is crucial for connections. It opens up opportunities that benefit the participants as well as strengthen the community as a whole.

Service

Increasing Diversity in Tech & Raising the Status of Women

A Case Study of User Experience Curriculum and Implementation in collaboration with Janet Silantio in Samburu, Kenya.

Nurturing Student Success: SHIFTed Strategies and New Modalities

A panel discussion with with Sarah Rutherford (Associate Professor of Design at Cleveland State University), Vinicius Lima (Associate Professor at Grand Valley State University), and Hugo Escalante Almazan (Professor Tecnólogico de Monterrey) during the AIGA Design Educators Community: SHIFTed Summit 2021.

Visual Storytelling with Adobe Spark- Post

An activity about storytelling using Adobe Spark (now called Adobe CC Express). Adobe Spark Post is equivalent to Canva, a WYSIWYG digital design program is free as was the three part class that was offered during Innovation Quarter at Arizona State University. The initiative is in support of ASU's committment to life-long learning.

Visual Storytelling with Adobe Spark- Video

An activity about storytelling using Adobe Spark (now called Adobe CC Express). Adobe Spark Video is a WYSIWYG voice-over slide-show program that is free as was the three part class that was offered during Innovation Quarter at Arizona State University. The initiative is in support of ASU's committment to life-long learning.

Visual Storytelling with Adobe Spark- Page

An activity about storytelling using Adobe Spark (now called Adobe CC Express). Adobe Spark Page is a WYSIWYG webpage creator that is free as was the three part class that was offered during Innovation Quarter at Arizona State University. The initiative is in support of ASU's committment to life-long learning.

Legends of Speed Design Thinking

A design thinking activity inspired by the Legends of Speed exhibit at the Phoenix Art Museum. The particpants were local high school teaching taking a professional development course.

iWatch Prototype

An activity to explore the functionalities of the iWatch in order to solve a real-world problem. The participants were high school students enrolled in the Young Engineers Shape the World (YESW) program offered by the Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University.

Future of Sustainable Transportation

An activity to explore sustainable transportation with ASU Senior Lecturer, Haolin Zhu and world-building with A-frame and Glitch with me. The participants were high school students enrolled in the Young Engineers Invent (YEI) program offered by the Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University. This activity was presented at both The Hope Academy and with the Cactus-Pine Girl Scouts.

Education Panel Discussion

Organized and hosted a panel on education for Phoenix Design Week (PHXDW) 2020. My guests included Liese Zahabi (Assistant Professor of Design at University of New Hampshire), Karen Zimmermann (Professor at The University of Arizona), Hugo Escalante (Full Time Faculty at Tecnológico de Monterrey - Campus Sonora Norte), Mauricio Mejia (Associate Professor at Arizona State University), Sheila Schumacher (Director of Digital Design Programs at Grand Canyon University), and Jacinda Walker (Founder + Creative Director at designExplorr).

Mentership Meetup: Vision Board

Co-organized and hosted a 60-minute guided visioning exercise and vision board event.