Ellie is a writer, researcher, social practice artist and photographer. Along with her international experience, she is currently finishing her PhD in Visual Studies at the University of North Texas. She has worked at many Latin American and US academic institutions where she has taught critical skills, writing, visual analysis and art appreciation as well as high-performance communication in English and Italian. As a visiting artist for the Dallas Museum of Art, Sunset Studios and other art residencies, she has developed programs for visitors to develop empathy, perception and problem-solving skills, while focusing on contemporary topics of high relevance.
As an experienced educator, Ellie provides programs in instructional design for corporate training. She leads workshops to develop innovation and creative thinking for professionals in a wide array of fields ranging from digital transformation to CSR.
She has harnessed her experience and expertise in techniques such as slow looking in cultivating attention and perception for medical professionals and visual thinking routines for teaching empathy to engineers, among other case studies.
Contact Ellie to learn more about her programs and tap her expertise.