Abby Wilkymacky, the founder of Mindflower Studio, is a facilitator, designer, and visual practitioner. Mindflower Studio is a creative consultancy that helps socially-driven organizations define and solve problems through thoughtfully designed and facilitated workshop experiences. Some of Mindflower's clients include Valley of the Sun United Way, International Refugee Committee (IRC), CO+HOOTS Foundation, Better Business Bureau, 12 News, and more.
Abby is known for her animated doodles, innovative facilitation, and human-centered techniques that drive creative participation in surprising, fun ways. Abby holds a BS in Industrial Design and Spanish from The Ohio State University (Go Buckeyes!). As an adjunct professor at Arizona State University, she taught undergraduate and graduate-level Industrial Design and Qualitative Research courses. Outside of her work you may find Abby romping around in the desert, playing board games, gardening, reading with a cat in her lap, or drawing on her tablet.