2019 in Review

April 6, 2020

This year has been a time of growth and self-reflection. As a final goal of 2019 and to be continued in 2020, I'm sharing updates, milestones, and books I've enjoyed.

Updates:

πŸ§‘β€πŸŽ¨ 1 - Visual Design part time class taught at General Assembly, 3rd class taught overall

β›· 9 - Ski Days

🎭 4 - Broadway Shows

🦠 $~7k - Personally raised for Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS

πŸ’Š $55k - As part of the executive board and eventual chair, I helped to raise this money for Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS

πŸƒπŸΌβ€β™‚οΈ 1 - 5k Ran, 3rd 5k overall

πŸ‘°πŸ€΅2 - Wedding Celebrations

✈️ 4 - States Visited (Tennessee, Georgia, Utah, Illinois)

πŸ—ΊοΈ2 - Countries Visited (United Kingdom and Portugal)

Milestones:

🎨 I joined the Visual Design Product Advisory Board at General Assembly to modernize the curriculum for Sketch and Figma

πŸ—Ί Traveled to London

🍷 Drank port in Madeira

πŸ” Skied in Utah with new and old friends

🎸 Worked in Nashville for ASCAP

🎀 Conferenced in Atlanta with General Assembly

πŸ”₯🏝 Enjoyed a few weekends in Fire Island

πŸ€ Played intramural basketball with ASCAP co-workers

πŸ¦ƒ Hosted Thanksgiving in my apartment for the first time

Books:

More books were read in 2019 but these are the ones I enjoyed and wanted to share.

The Ride of a Lifetime by Robert Iger

Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber by Mike Isaac

Designing for People by Henry Dreyfuss

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

The Making of a Manager by Julie Zhuo

The Secret Lives of Color by Kassia St Clair

Thinking in Systems by Donella H. Meadows

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life by Hector Garcia and Francesc Miralles

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