Trish(a) Hautéa, MAT, MBA, (she/her/siya) is an executive advisor & consultant for small businesses, Fortune 100/500 companies, academic institutions, boutique law firms, financial advisory firms, and nonprofits. She is additionally an experienced educator and public speaker. She's worked on various issues from environmental sustainability, accessibility to the arts, genetics education on a Congressional level (with NASA), and social justice; affiliated institutions include Harvard Medical School, MIT, and The Aspen Institute. Though 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 and IDEO's innovation space, Trisha's interest in social entrepreneurship began, which led to her work in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and environmental, social and governance (ESG). She is now stepping foot into Hollywood's media, creative entertainment, and creator economy spaces; most recently working with Nickelodeon/Paramount. She enjoys bringing people together for multi-industry/faceted collaboration, connection, and partnership opportunities.
In Trisha's spare time, she is a formal mixed media fine artist, provides arts workshops, supporting various STEM+Art (STEAM) initiatives, 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 enjoys dancing, rock climbing, hiking, backpacking, cooking too much food for friends, and occasionally tattooing.
Trisha holds a BFA and MAT from Tufts University (serving as the commencement speaker for the graduate class) and an MBA from the Quantic School of Business and Technology. She is a Fil-Am, NYC native residing in West Hollywood, CA, frequently spending time between both coasts.