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I'm Calgary Haines-Trautman, a strategic designer, researcher, and facilitator who instigates, connects, and empowers stakeholders to create positive change in complex environments for the public good. 

Since 2017, I have helped deliver insights and tools to enable and accelerate change, successfully supporting momentum and action across civic tech, med tech, and community engagement. I thrive in interdisciplinary, curious, collaborative, mission-driven organizations, using human centered design to create and advocate for high-quality products and services.


Working toward a human-centered procurement portal through cross-department stakeholder workshops

Designing and facilitating design sprints to create professional development tools with staff insights and buy-in

Envisioning strategic procurement in Boston through process improvements and a proposed UX redesign

The Department of Strange Beauty

A locally-rooted  "productive fiction" designed to engage with people struggling with the messes municipal waste management and other leaky systems

Graphic Design for Design Research

A process book on using graphic design to facilitate user research and communicate findings about complex systems

A smart home-integrated app that uses morning goal-setting and environmental cues to help you decide to go to bed on time