Mary joined the Basel Institute in December 2023 as Specialist, Visual Design.
She is an experienced design professional with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Miami University in the United States. During her studies, she also completed design studios abroad in both Germany and Italy. Her interest in international collaborations took her to Basel in 2020 where she earned a Master of Arts in Design from the FHNW Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst.
Mary has over 10 years of experience leading multidisciplinary design projects in both the US and Switzerland. Having a passion for innovation and entrepreneurship, Mary's career has been primarily focused on working with small businesses and start-ups. Prior to joining the Institute, she created bilingual visual content in English and German for Tech Labs Switzerland.