Marisol is a teacher, thinker, and doer. From teaching English as a second language to design thinking to program management, she is always ready to try something new. Her versatility, direction, and energy attract unique team members who are ready to follow her lead and see projects into fruition. Whether you need a workshop or program development or to kick start a new campaign, Marisol is always up for the challenge.
Skilled in the art of possible, Ilya brings together strategic, creative and technical skills to help leaders in the public and private sector understand how innovation and digital capabilities can help transform their organizations for the better.
Workshops, Presentations & Fellowships
2018: Socially engages Entrepreneurs Selected for the New School’s Inaugural Venture Lab https://bit.ly/2OQRFO6
2018: Entryway Design | Impact Entrepreneurship - New School newshttps://bit.ly/2D0wJzv
2018 Detroit Urban Summit https://www.detroiturbansummit.org/speaker-list
2018: Ilya And Marisol, Entryway Design Studio, P.B.C - United States | Kiva https://www.kiva.org/lend/1419896
2017: Presenter at The State of Young Black New York: The Art of Justice - Splash,New York Urban League Young Professionals, hosted at Medgar Evers College.https://soybny2017.splashthat.com/
2017: Visual Research Center for Art & Social Change https://www.tcvisualresearchcenter.org/students
2017: Visual Thinking Strategies Fellow https://vtshome.org/people/ilya-benjamin/
2017: International Education Week https://bit.ly/2OSiIbX
2017: Learning at the Library, Gottesman, Teachers College Black: A New Everett Cafe Book Display https://bit.ly/2UmnJzy
2016: Everett Cafe News: Black: Children's Artists, Children's Books, through February https://bit.ly/2Knj6ki
2017: Teachers College Public Space. https://tcpublicspace.wordpress.com/tag/social-justice/
2015, 2016, 2017: Presenter at Diversity in Research & Practice Conference (DIRP) Columbia University.
2015: Student Senate Associate https://www.tc.columbia.edu/senate/directory/senate-associates/
2015: Ilya Benjamin Washington - OpenIDEO https://challenges.openideo.com/profiles/1093735747387598054261489414210205
2013:CUNY Graduate Center: https://lifewriting.commons.gc.cuny.edu/
2013:CUNY Graduate Center: https://lifewriting.commons.gc.cuny.edu/2013/09/11/discussing-de-facement-discussing-de-man/