Trisha Hautéa is an experienced educator, learning/visual/communications/media consultant, and public speaker. She worked on a variety of issues from environmental sustainability, accessibility to arts, genetics education, and social justice; affiliated institutions include Harvard Medical School & MIT. Though she is no longer a formal classroom educator, she is passionate about disseminating information through research, teaching, and inspiring others to take action for social change. While participating in MIT's Media Lab's innovation space, Trisha's interest in social entrepreneurship began. She is now stepping foot in the B-Corp and sustainable finance spaces (ESG/impact investing) with a focus on the UN Sustainable Development Goals / 2030 Agenda.
In Trisha's spare time, she is a formal mixed media fine artist, still provides arts workshops, and aims to close the diversity representation gap in children's books with her colleague (LittleNingBooks.com). Trisha's illustrated book, "Pepper Zhang: Artist Extraordinaire!" was featured on multiple media outlets, including NPR, HuffPost, NextShark, NowThis, Upworthy, Konbini, Bustle, & more. She also enjoys rock climbing, hiking, and backpacking.
Trisha holds both a BFA and MAT from Tufts University & MBA from the Quantic School of Business and Technology. Trisha currently serves as an advisor & consultant for small businesses, boutique law firms, financial advisory firms, and non-profits. She is an NYC native now based in LA.