Michaela works to co-create more just and joyful cities, centered on the knowledge, needs, and aspirations of the those who live and work in them.
Michaela is an Analyst at Karp Strategies. She works with cross-sector clients on community planning and economic development projects, conducting comprehensive research and analysis, engaging with community members, and turning complex information into accessible visualizations. At Karp Strategies, Michaela has supported a resiliency initiative for a waterfront neighborhood, driven stakeholder engagement in support of offshore wind, and designed high impact visuals for planning reports. Prior to joining the firm, Michaela was a designer and strategist at TYTHEdesign and Project for Public Spaces. She holds a Masters degree in Design and Urban Ecologies from Parsons School of Design. Born and raised in Toronto, Michaela now lives in Brooklyn with her miniature wiener dog, Honey.