» Catherine Cunningham
Provost Fellow

Catherine Cunningham
Office Location:
650-722-1003
Email:
Website:
www.eikosphere.com
Affiliations:
Freshman Foundations Program
Biography

Catherine Cunningham, CEO of Eikosphere.LLC has led her communication's strategy consulting firm successfully for over a decade -- delivering business development concepts, communications designs, interactive experiences, visual exhibitions & multimedia productions to world-class clients, dedicated to speeding and to scaling integrated bottom line solutions to the most intractable global challenges. Many of her recent projects have led to the production of short purpose-driven films for thought leaders in business and government that resonate with the UN Global Goals and have premiered in significant world forums. She is currently consulting for the Tesla Foundation and Expert Dojo Entrepreneur’s lab in Santa Monica.

For 20 years, Catherine has travelled, written, photographed, and filmed in 67 countries; interviewed 100's of thought leaders, and co-produced over a dozen film projects to promote our positive clean energy, new climate future.  Since 2014, she has run Nature's Reflection Photography since creating an online gallery in 2017 of limited edition prints with Fine Print Imaging. The aim of Nature's Reflection Photography is to enhance Human Spaces with nature-inspired fine art and create greater health and wellness in the office, home, resort, and centers of health. She also promotes healthy personal and planetary living through the development of online educational resources for Natural Intelligence. Her book, "Naturally Intelligent by Design" will be available in 2018.

Currently, she's in development of an unique Global Studies Program as a collaboration between Chapman University and UNESCO in service to the Man in the Biosphere world heritage sites, worldwide. She's taught undergraduate and masters courses in sustainability and corporate communications at Arizona State University; environmental science and global sustainability at Chapman University, as well, biology, ecology, botany, environmental science at Denver State College. In 2016, she designed a first-in-class university course on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals to increase awareness and action on the UN Global Goals. Catherine earned a PhD in Ecology; studying climate impacts on mountains at ETHZ, Switzerland. She holds a BA in Cultural Anthropology and International Peace Studies from the University of Notre Dame and an MS from Utah State in Ecology. She is a ski mountaineer, alpinist, cyclist, and happy soul on a quest to find and to awaken natural intelligence in our world!​