Talisa is a UX and story strategist.
As a consultant, she help teams create narrative-driven experiences that are informed by participatory research. She's worked extensively with scaling startups and established organizations on both the product and marketing side, including Foursquare, LearnVest, and Shutterstock.
As a writer, she's focused on developing material for television. Her pilot script about a Chinese family navigating apartheid-era South Africa was a semi-finalist in the 2017 Made in New York Writers Room Fellowship and made it to the second round of the 2017 Sundance Episodic Story Lab.
Talisa is a co-founder of Her Girl Friday, a group that puts on events featuring work and advice from female-identified journalists.
Johannesburg-born and California-raised, she's usually based in Brooklyn.