Founder & CEO | @KristinaXwill

Leading the vision for ZiM Innovations Inc., Kristina combines her life experience in trauma and expertise in grit to influence social change through wellness. Holding a B.A. in Sociology from Arizona State University, two graduate degrees including a M.A. in Teaching and M.S. in Integrated Design, Technology, & Business, both from the University of Southern California, Kristina has built an extraordinary cross-disciplinary team on a mission to disrupt toxic tech, business, and culture. As an artist, activist, educator, and entrepreneur, Kristina continues the social impact legacy of her great-great uncle, Jackie Robinson.

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Princess Parker-Smith

Operations Manager Fellow | @Princesskara.xo

August-October 2019

Join Our Team!

Looking for a fun and fast-paced environment to gain hands-on experience in the startup world.

During the 3-month long fellowship you will receive hands-on career experience in the fast-paced startup world along with career training by experts in the beauty, business, and technology industries. Round 3 applicants will learn about the potential for financial stipend during their 3rd round interview process. Your anticipated time commitment will range between 10-20 hours per week. Upon completion of the 3-month commitment, fellows become eligible for part-time and full-time employment roles with salary & equity.


Culture Catalyst Fellow | Operations Manager Fellow | Marketing Manager Fellow

Events Manager Fellow | Tech Manager Fellow | Production Manager Fellow

Fellowship Duration: October - December 2019, 3 Months

Sept. 15 - Priority Applicant Deadline | Sept. 18 - Round 2 Interview Invites Sent | Sept. 23 - Round 3 Interview Invites Sent | Sept. 30 - Selected Fellows Notified

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis but candidates who reach priority deadlines are considered first.



Chris Lwanga

Senior Director of Software Partnerships, Microsoft

As the Senior Director of Software Partnerships at Microsoft, Chris advises our team in building a strategic business ecosystem with his over twenty years of experience in Telecommunications, Government, M&E and High Tech verticals; focused on Building ecosystems, Business Development, Strategy, Operations, Customer Service, Consulting, Pre-Sales and Sales.


Tyler Wozny

VP of Digital Product, Madison Reed

As the Director of Mobile Product at Sephora, Tyler led cross-channel revenue via mobile platforms increasing MAU by 3x, conversion rates by 15%, and achieved Fast Company’s Innovation by Design Award along with the Webby award for best shopping app. As VP of Digital Product at Madison Reed, Tyler has led the company to be ranked as the strongest mobile site for hair care in Digital Beauty and supports the ZiM team in a trajectory of paralleled exceptionalism.


Davina Wolter

Professor of Design & Innovation, USC

Building upon 20 years of 2D, 3D, exhibition design, and children's product design, Davina channels her expertise in management at The Getty Museum, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, and as faculty at USC's Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy to guide ZiM's perspective in artistic and experiential design.

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Sue Tan

Professor of Design & Innovation, USC

Sue’s expertise intersects design, people, and business. From her thriving career as a human factors researcher and lead design strategist at IDEO to her accomplishments as an author, and instructor at USC’s Jimmy Iovine and Andre Young Academy, Sue is a true master of human centered design. Her foundations in cross-cultural experiences, creative learning, and innovation expertly advises the vision of ZiM.