Don’t do anything that isn’t play.— Marshall B. Rosenberg
Somya is passionate about design, collaboration and working in community. She works with the New Business Development team on marketing, client acquisition and community engagement.
Somya helps the team prepare for pitches to prospective clients, conduct research and support marketing initiatives such as managing MG’s social media, marketing collateral and website. She also coordinates and helps manage the proposal process.
Her unique expertise includes:
- Collaboration and creative problem-solving
- Design & media
- Community engagement
- Process management
Somya has a Master of Architecture degree, and before joining MG, was a museum professional for over 10 years, serving as director, exhibit designer and illustrator. She helps bring diverse communities together to create interactive design experiences.
Somya regularly volunteers with KBOO community radio. She has also volunteered with Street Roots and Sisters of the Road Café, both Portland-based community organizations committed to alleviating the suffering caused by poverty.
She is also an artist, collaborator and community member. Originally from Canada, she enjoys traveling, listening to music, drawing and visiting museums. She makes comics too!