Composites Collective

Operates at the intersection of design & technology, behavioral sciences, and society.

Transforming Organizations

We employ dynamic systems theories, analyses of social structures, and design to transform companies, non-profits, universities, and societies.

People connected by imagination & experimentation

Darshana Narayanan

Darshana studies human behavior at multiple levels and time scales: individual behavior, group behavior and behavior both in developmental and evolutionary time. She has a Ph.D. in Psychology and Neuroscience from Princeton University. Her previous job was Head of Research at a machine learning, organizational behavior, gaming start-up.

Claudina Sarahe

CS is a creative consultant, speaker, organizer, teacher, etc etc. She has worked in product development and team building for over 12 years. CS was a founding member of UNICEF Innovation Team. Past clients include PBS, Scholastic, Daniel Libeskind, Red Cross, and Casper where she built and scaled their front-end engineering team.

to build models for near and far futures.

Talk to NYC

Using deliberative democracy models to inform city decision making and to connect organizations and districts around NYC’s most pressing issues to solve solve the it in a more effective way.

Engagements

Talks

Artist Talk: Emergent Digital Practices @ Denver University

Creatively Re:imagining our Futures using On/Offline Models and Tools

12 October 2017
Shwayder Art Building, Denver, CO

WeWork Research

Deliberative Democracy to Re:imagine NYC Housing

29 September 2018
WeWork Chelsea, NYC

TicTec@Taipei Unconference

Re-Inventing the Future of NYC Local Government

12 September 2017
Taipei International Convention Center, Taiwan

Reboot: Citizen Engagement

Cyber Democracy: Inventing the Future of Local Government

08 August 2017
Civic Hall, NYC

BetaNYC Leadership Meeting

Cyber Democracy: Inventing the Future of Local Government

26 July 2017
Data & Society, NYC

Thursday Network's #UnHackTheVote2017

Cyber Democracy: Inventing the Future of Local Government

20 July 2017
Iron Yard, Washington DC

Eyeo

Restructuring Organizations

26 June 2017
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Collaborations

Hosted by BetaNYC, facilitation co-hosted by Composites Collective

The People's Roadmap: future of NYC's #civictech & #opendata - QUEENS Edition

09 November 2017
Coalition for Queens (C4Q), Long Island City, NY

Hosted by BetaNYC, facilitation co-hosted by Composites Collective

The People's Roadmap; future of NYC's #civictech & #opendata - BKLYN Edition

19 October 2017
Carto, Brooklyn, NY

Hosted by the Coalition to Protect Chinatown and the Lower East Side

NYC District 1 Candidate Forum

25 September 2017
Design High School, NYC