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About

Natasha Jimenez is a Venezuelan-Canadian artist, designer, and engineer focused on using technology for social good.

Natasha is the co-founder of design studio Outside, where she designs for social impact and humanitarian causes. Outside provides end-to-end design services: ethnographic and qualitative research, apps and platforms, hardware and prototypes, websites and campaigns, identity and strategy. She has developed projects with various NGOs including IRC, UNHCR, Google.org, and MercyCorps, and is the lead developer for Translation Cards, an award-winning app that enables field workers to communicate with refugees more effectively.

Natasha gives public talks about social impact and humanitarian design. She has led workshops at SxGood, SxSW Eco, me Convention, the United Nations World Humanitarian Summit, and organized various hackathons including Women Hack for Syria.

In her art, Asha's work compels us to reflect on our connection with the earth and with one another. Combining visual, performative, and experiential practices she creates pieces that physically bring her audience into contact with nature, inspire reflection, and transform the mundane into the remarkable.