Given the nickname "Marketing & Communications Swiss-Army-Knife" - Kristin Shaw works in various arenas in Detroit as a photographer, designer, artist, writer and marketing manager. In addition to this, she also works as a sustainability professional, advocating for waste diversion and environmental responsibility as the Recycling and Waste Reduction Co-Chair of the Detroit City Council's Green Task Force. Both directions of her work are visible in her role as the Manager of Digital and Social Media at TCF Center, where Shaw oversees the facility’s digital marketing presence as well as sustainability programs such as green building certifications, community engagement, beekeeping and donation program. A champion for people, places and the world around her, Shaw is committed to find a better way.
How Kristin Gives Back:
Detroit City Council, Green Task Force, Co-Chair, Recycling & Waste Reduction Subcommittee: lead the group on recycling/ waste reduction efforts in the city of Detroit.
Wayne State University, Guest Lecturer, Public Relations Program: Personal branding and public relations work.
USGBC, Detroit Region, Member, Marketing & Event Planning
Events Industry Council, Certified Sustainable Event Practitioner
Midtown Cultural Connections, Student Competition Awardee
Detroit Biodiversity Network, Marketing
Michigan Association of Planning, Member
Former: Association of Women in Communications, Advocacy Co-Chair
Current Volunteer: Southwest Solutions, LifeRemodeled, EuroPeds Foundation, Detroit Public Schools, North End Youth Improvement Council, MotorCity Makeover, Green Living Science, Michigan Urban Farming Initiative,