Alice is an optimistic Culture and Community Strategist with a background in Psychology (MA), fascinated in understanding how people form stronger bonds and flourish through the principles of play. She uses human-centered design to create culture, company, and community platforms centered around joy, creativity, connection, and well-being.

She is also the creator of Out of Office, a community-centered research and design lab committed to scaling a culture of well-being by making work, life, and the interplay between the two, more regenerative.

Alice is an optimistic Culture and Community Strategist with a background in Psychology (MA), fascinated in understanding how people form stronger bonds and flourish through the principles of play. She uses human-centered design to create culture, company, and community platforms centered around joy, creativity, connection, and well-being.

She is also the creator of Out of Office, a community-centered research and design lab committed to scaling a culture of well-being by making work, life, and the interplay between the two, more regenerative.

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Most recent clients + work 

Selected Work 

kyu collective

kyu Collective

Community Programs and Networks Design
Alice worked with the creative collective and holding company kyu, to design a kyu-wide program called "kin". The goal: foster stronger connections across the collective, enable cross-company sharing & learning and with that, plant the seeds for future collaborations and creative work. 
By designing a community-curated three-day gathering, by the community, for the community, with co-hosted sessions across companies, individuals got the chance to collaborate, build relationships across the collective, learn and experience a "humane, warm and energizing" gathering of the kyu Collective.

Future of Work Community of Practice + Signals Report
Alice worked with kyu to design a "Community of Practice" of workplace design practitioners (People teams, HR teams, COS, designers, strategists, behavioral psychologists, and researchers) across kyu. As part of the engagement Alice conducted research and led the design of a "signals report" on Human Workplace design, sharing practices, burning questions, and learnings from across 12 kyu companies.


Community Programs and Networks Design
Alice worked with the creative collective and holding company kyu, to design a kyu-wide program called "kin". The goal: foster stronger connections across the collective, enable cross-company sharing & learning and with that, plant the seeds for future collaborations and creative work. 
By designing a community-curated three-day gathering, by the community, for the community, with co-hosted sessions across companies, individuals got the chance to collaborate, build relationships across the collective, learn and experience a "humane, warm and energizing" gathering of the kyu Collective.


Future of Work Community of Practice + Signals Report
Alice worked with kyu to design a "Community of Practice" of workplace design practitioners (People teams, HR teams, COS, designers, strategists, behavioral psychologists, and researchers) across kyu. As part of the engagement Alice conducted research and led the design of a "signals report" on Human Workplace design, sharing practices, burning questions, and learnings from across 12 kyu companies.

Dropbox

Dropbox

As a Design Community Program Manager, Alice built community programs, remote-working workshops and practices, tools and resources, and initiatives that build connections and create a culture that nurtures creativity & well-being for remote teams. 

Design Community Strategy
Designing and driving community programs and creative production ideas, to engage the Dropbox Design team of 250 designers, researchers, product managers, etc. across the US and foster a more creative, human, and joyful culture. 

Virtual First Toolkit 
Co-design of 19 practices and rituals to foster teamwork, effectiveness, and communication and promote well-being across individuals and teams while working remotely.

Dropbox Design Blog + Culture Kits
Lead a community-curated publication to build brand awareness within the Design community, engage the Design team, developed partnerships, and co-designed a set of Culture Kits, free, adaptable toolkits, to empower and equip individuals and teams to shape their own work culture and make work better. 

Corporate Tarot Cards
Designed a card game designed to help remote teams foster deeper connections through the power of human stories and play.

As a Design Community Program Manager, Alice built community programs, remote-working workshops and practices, tools and resources, and initiatives that build connections and create a culture that nurtures creativity & well-being for remote teams. 

Design Community Strategy
Designing and driving community programs and creative production ideas, to engage the Dropbox Design team of 250 designers, researchers, product managers, etc. across the US and foster a more creative, human, and joyful culture. 

Virtual First Toolkit 
Co-design of 19 practices and rituals to foster teamwork, effectiveness, and communication and promote well-being across individuals and teams while working remotely.

Dropbox Design Blog + Culture Kits
Lead a community-curated publication to build brand awareness within the Design community, engage the Design team, developed partnerships, and co-designed a set of Culture Kits, free, adaptable toolkits, to empower and equip individuals and teams to shape their own work culture and make work better. 

Corporate Tarot Cards
Designed a card game designed to help remote teams foster deeper connections through the power of human stories and play.
 

WorkingNotWorking

Working Not Working

Creative Community Engagement Strategy
Alice consulted Working Not Working on designing a strategy and programs to foster connections across their collective of 10K+ creatives. 
She regularly hosts Talking Not Talking, a support group for creatives.  

Three-part article series Creativity & Well-being
After consulting WNW on their Community Programs Strategy, WNW commissioned Alice to synthesize and address a survey about the current state of the creative community, resulting in a three-part article series and recourse kit to support creativity, community, and well-being.

Article: Shifting the Way We Think About Work

Article: Combatting Collective Loneliness & Building a Culture of Connection
Article: Fostering a Culture of Well-Being

Creative Community Engagement Strategy
Alice consulted Working Not Working on designing a strategy and programs to foster connections across their collective of 10K+ creatives. 
She regularly hosts Talking Not Talking, a support group for creatives.  

Three-part article series Creativity & Well-being
After consulting WNW on their Community Programs Strategy, WNW commissioned Alice to synthesize and address a survey about the current state of the creative community, resulting in a three-part article series and recourse kit to support creativity, community, and well-being.

Out of Office

Out of Office Network

A self-initiated project, Out of Office is a community-centered research and design lab committed to scaling a culture of well-being by making work, life, and the interplay between the two, more regenerative. Through education (resources, content, frameworks) programs (community gatherings, workshops, Life Design Retreats), and a co-creation community, we make space for exploration and play in and outside of the workplace.

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A self-initiated project, Out of Office is a community-centered research and design lab committed to scaling a culture of well-being by making work, life, and the interplay between the two, more regenerative. Through education (resources, content, frameworks) programs (community gatherings, workshops, Life Design Retreats), and a co-creation community, we make space for exploration and play in and outside of the workplace.


Find out more and sign up for our newsletter here.