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Raven Tahara

Profile

Raven Tahara combines over 20 years as a visual practitioner with training in ToP facilitation methods to create visual notes, templates, and processes that support groups and organizations in maximizing the effectiveness of meetings and achieving greater recall of key information later.


Employment History

  • The Kolbe Company – Graphic Recording for keynotes, strategic plans, board retreats
  • The Symbolist – freelance designer,  graphic facilitator and recorder


Competency Areas

  • Graphic Recording – Create visual notes in support to a primary facilitator; work in tandem with a facilitator to enhance meeting flow and capture key concepts and content
  • Graphic Facilitation – Facilitate a meeting independently and utilize visual recording skills to enhance content capture and presentation.
  • Graphic Design – Design branding and marketing materials based upon core messaging and marketing objectives


Education
 

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, CSU Sacramento; Marketing Concentration; Minor in Graphic Design
  • ToP Facilitation Methods; ToP Strategic Planning; IFVP: Graphic Recording 101 and 201


Professional Associations

  • ToP Network
  • International Forum of Visual Practitioners


Sample Project List | Graphic Recording

  • Blue Shield of California – Keynote capture for launch of leadership program
  • UC Davis Children’s Hospital – Capture of Vision at staff retreat
  • Power House Science Center – Capture of Board presentations and Vision
  • Children’s Miracle Network – Board retreat and kick-off event
  • Fresno State Alumni Association – Board Retreat including capture of Strategic Plan
  • Society of Hispanic Engineers – Board Retreat
  • ATD – Association of Talent Development – Capture of Panel Discussion on Change Management