Virago Futures

Old where we come from

we are ecosystem architects

At Virago Futures we're just getting started but our team brings a wealth of experience. Our team has partnered with and worked for some incredible leaders and created powerful experiences. Here's a snapshot of the communities and experiences that have seeded this vision.



A Summit & Creative Studio on Misinformation at MIT Media Lab and the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard

Feb 2017

Mission: Support a movement around information accuracy


Machine Eatable

Monthly lunch discussion series hosted in partnership with Microsoft NY and Civic Hall

(Check out our events page to register for the next one)

Mission: Host a candid discussion on the frontlines of data science and social good communities. Connect top-level data scientists and social good community leaders. Foster a deeper understanding of best practices and nuances around how data and machine learning impact communities.

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ListenUp NJ


A Creative Studio for better community engagement hosted with the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation

March 2017

Mission: Support news and community organization in designing creative community experiences with their communities



A celebration of all things emoji

* Conference * Interactive Art Gallery * Emoji Party * Play Space * Creative Studio * Film Festival * 

November 2016

Mission: Create a dynamic experience that can democratize the emoji application process with the Emoji Subcommittee.

Explore a more diverse array of voices around emoji representation and introduce the Unicode Consortium to a broader community.