Breakout Session


August 11th at 2:15PM CST in Senate Room (1st Floor)

Culture Consultant at

Culture Shaping by Design

by Mary Brown (She/Her)


Presentation Description


There are many different change management models and frameworks used within organizations. There isn't a one-size fit to culture change. During this session, participants will explore futuring and design thinking as a tool to bring individuals from throughout the organization together to ideate, problem-solve, and build solutions. 

Three Takeaways:

Participants will be able to:

  1. Refresh an existing change management framework.

  2. Look for signals within and outside of their organizations that may impact their culture.

  3. Use future scaping as a foundation for culture change.


Speaker Bio:

Mary is a design strategist focused on organizational transformation and innovation adoption. Asking the question, "How do we get from here to there?" she focuses on engaging employees in understanding current behaviors and future impacts to build the ideal future. When she isn't working on her doctoral research, she spends time in the Marvel Universe.