Mariah's Biography

Mariah works as a meeting designer, teacher, and visual thinking specialist. She helps clients like non-profit organizations, corporations, and community groups to translate their visions, processes, plans – anything! – into engaging images. Whether she’s listening to a keynote at a large conference or sitting at the table during a small meeting, Mariah captures her clients’ key messages and themes in Visual Records – metaphors, images, and words that she draws in real time. She also loves designing meetings that tap into the wisdom of groups and their ability to think together. Mariah teaches the practice of visual thinking in public and private workshops, building on participants’ innate creativity and desire to communicate effectively. She lives in beautiful Oakland, CA, with her husband and lots of art supplies.

Please contact her at to find out how to bring visuals into your work.

Her clients include: Genentech,, PepsiCo, Nike, The United Way, GlaxoSmithKlein, AAA, Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), The Veteran’s Association, and many more!

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Leadership Training Images for the Veteran's Administration

The maps below were used as part of a leadership training series offered to employees of the Atlanta Veteran's Administration. Enjoy!


Nancy Margulies said...

totally unbiased, of course, I think the the art and artistry of these maps is fantastic! And the topic of quality of listening seems to be showing up everywhere these days.

Mike McQueen said...

Thanks for posting these images and visual maps used in the leadership training series for Atlanta Veteran’s Administration employees.

Mike @ Presentation Skills Training