Monica Tarriba

Mexico / NYC 
Monica Tarriba is a Social Designer with a passion for human rights and gender equity. Monica’s design practice helps organizations reimagine their services and products using a systems thinking approach and an equity lens. By challenging fixed mindsets and cultural structures, Monica seeks to design towards equitable and people-first outcomes.
Semillas: Seeding Change

A set of creative motivational tools for middle school students in rural communities in Mexico that will support, expose and activate students to create an empowered vision of their future self.





Sinaloa, Mexico

June 2019 - May 2020

Tools of the Trade

Continental islands are accidental, derived islands. They are separated from a continent, born of disarticulation, erosion, fracture; they survive the absorption of what once contained them. Oceanic islands are originary, essential islands. Some are formed from coral reefs and display a genuine organism.

Desert Islands and Other Texts
Gilles Deleuze

Cargo Collective
Frogtown, Los Angeles