2016 One Show - Young Ones Jury - Educators
Artist, educator and consultant
Founder at mindful+
Gala Narezo works as an artist, educator and consultant who specializes in creating platforms for social issues. Using art, design thinking and mindfulness, her work focuses on community engagement and collaborative problem solving. A graduate of Yale University and Art Center College of Design, she worked in television and film production before focusing on social impact art and education.
As an NGO representative to the United Nations for Designmatters at Art Center, in 2005, she co-founded what moves you? an organization that produced educational public art and media. Projects concentrated on maternal health, sustainability and immigration. Gala taught Design Advocacy at Pratt Institute where she co-founded Public Project in the Graduate Communication Design Department.
With the conviction that mindfulness is an essential component of social impact design she recently launched mindful+ and is currently offering workshops, curricula and programs to engage humans of all ages in mindful change-making.