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AAVC Trustee and Career Networking Committee Chair

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AAVC Trustee and Career Networking Committee Chair
Natalie Nixon ’91, Pennsylvania
Term of Service: 2019–2023

Additional Vassar Volunteer Experience

Member, AAVC Board, 2016–present; chair, Career Networking Committee, 2018–present; member, Career Networking Committee, 2017–2018; member, Nominations Committee, 2016–2018; presenter & mentor, Sophomore Career Connections, 2017 and 2018; member, Clubs and Regional Networks Committee, 2016–2017; volunteer, Career Advisory Network, 2006–2016; volunteer, Annual Fund (notewriter/phoner), 2011; member, AAAVC Phonathon Program, 2008–2009; volunteer, Club Admission Committee, 1999–2010; volunteer, Career Advisor Program, 1995–2006.

Professional/Community Experience

President & innovation strategist, Figure 8 Thinking, LLC, 2015–present; global speaker, BigSpeak, 2017–present; contributing writer, Inc. Magazine, 2014–present; associate professor & founding director, The Strategic Design MBA Program, Jefferson University, 2001–2017; editor & author, Strategic Design Thinking: Innovation in Products, Services, Experiences and Beyond, 2015; sourcing associate, Mast Industries, 1999–2001; commissioner, The Philadelphia Art Commission, 2017–present; board member, Leadership + Design, 2017–present; member, Advisory Council, Arts & Business Council of Greater Philadelphia, 2014–2017.