LZ uses her skills in team management, innovation and creativity and program management to coach managers to look at old problems in new ways. She is an energizing leader who can manage projects, people and budgets, think creatively, and apply interpersonal skills to solving operational business issues. She has worked with city governments and companies to support communications and public relations in the sphere of arts and culture, and has worked closely with NPR, BBC, New York Times, the Boston Globe, Newsweek and FOX.
Her job skills and training programs have boosted productivity by 50% in some companies. She recently completed a prestigious fellowship as a Loeb Fellow at Harvard where she studies effective models of creativity nationally and internationally. She teaches graduate-level workshops at Harvard on “Designing Happier Work Places,” and has taught writing workshops at Emerson College. LZ specializes in transforming urban work environments and generating community vitality. She also researches strategies that cities and regions can employ to marshal resources and sustain creativity and innovation to stimulate the economy. LZ has a M.A. from Emerson College, a B.A. from University of Washington, Humanities Fellowship at Brown University, Loeb Fellowship at Harvard School of Design, and Italian Language Certificate from Universita per Stanieri in Perugia, Italy.