Focus

Build community,
foster connectedness, and
use my skills to make a better world.

Mission

Make a measurable positive difference

~ through my knowledge, ideas, & talents

~ to serve the world’s highest needs

~ with a focus on justice, education, safety, health, sustainability, and wellbeing

Vision

Create safe and nurturing communities that

  • celebrate differences
  • seek unity within diversity
  • cultivate strength
  • focus on health and wellbeing.

Guiding Values - 4 C's

Communication, compassion,

collaboration, & courage.

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Leading Digital Platform Development

  • Directs, builds, and advises teams, with a leadership focus on equity, innovation and impact, health, education, & wellbeing for all.
  • Identifies a clear understanding of issues to be addressed, with desired functionality → converts to a realistic, effective plan & roadmap to buildout
  • Best situation:
    Working alongside client/customer to identify how to make the most impact
    functional specifications
    Data architecture
    Systems & processes
    Breaking down complex situations into manageable pieces
    Agile, focused teams (5-8)
  • Worst situation:
    Rote maintenance activities
    Lack of strategy/direction
    Unclear objectives
    No measurement of outcomes
    Shifting priorities
    Incompetence

Technology highlights

Coder ~ Developer ~ Problem-solver

2019 - Lullabot Technical Project Manager

2016-2019: Director of Digital Products, Green America -
redesign for 8000 pages into Drupal 8 / Green Business Network / Center for Sustainability Solutions

2015-2018: Lead Software Engineer, GIST Network - for Global Entrepreneurship Network, project for United States Dept of State - redesign

2014-2015: Product Team Lead, Ashoka Changemakers - redesign

2004-2014: 10K Webesign consulting: web developer for municipalities, universities, associations, startups, e-commerce

2001-2003: Policy Analyst , for San Francisco Department. of Children, Youth, & Families Evaluation of 103 youth-serving organizations

1999-2000: Team Lead, Odyssey World Trek Service & Education 18 months

1998-1999: Multimedia Engineer - Braille Music Software

B.S. - Ag & Bio Engineering, Cornell University

Learned BASIC ~ 9 years old

Technology highlights

Building a Culture of Diversity and Inclusion http://bit.ly/nten-action-plan-diversity-inclusion

Develop Good Data Practice http://bit.ly/ntentdgdp2018

Changemakers

Sites for a variety of clients
View full list 2004 - present

1st client: Laser Professionals Inc. (acquired)

Non-profits

Education

Public Agencies

Personal Projects

Musicians

Membership Organizations

acquired

closed

International

E-commerce

http://www.artwithimpact.org
http://soccom.princeton.edu

http://www.villiersquartet.com

http://www.cvsan.org

http://www.asuccessfulwoman.com

It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.

  • Robert H. Goddard

Startup involvement:

  • 2017 Faculty, NTEN (instructor for Nonprofit Technology Professional Certificate)
  • 2017 DC StartupWeek, Advisor (DC-based entrepreneurial week)
  • 2016 Founder, #MakingaPositiveDifference (inspiration for dreamers/doers) posdiff.com
  • 2015 Editor, Women in Social Enterprise (women of #socent) bit.ly/womensocent
  • 2015 Editor, Female Founders (serving female founders) femalefounders.info
  • 2014 Founder, STEM Daisies (increase awareness of women in STEM) stemdaisies.com
  • 2014 Product Manager, Chexout (healthcare information technology for test results)
  • 2014 Advisor, NeighborhoodFamilies.com (community of neighbors)
  • 2013 Co-Founder, Power We Share (connected businesses to 800K local charities collected via IRS list)
  • 2012 Co-Founder, The Greater Equator (online marketplace of green products)
  • 2011 Co-Founder, Artici.fr (marketplace for French certified artisan products)
  • 2010 Co-Founder, Gramercy & Co (home accessories and fashion)
  • 2010 Editor, Green Business Women (directory & consulting)
  • 2006 Founder, A Successful Woman (membership group, sold 2012)
  • 2004 Co-Founder, 10K Webdesign (web development consulting)

MMS Mission, Goddard Space Center, by Monica S. Flores

Past
Team

Structures

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