"I'm inspired by Greenhouse's mission to combine storytelling and self-reflection with hands-on social justice work. I hope to find ways to help harness the creativity, passion, and interests of Greenhouse teens to tackle real-world social justice issues. "

Allie Mahler

Lead Community Designer, The Greenhouse
Founder, Community by Design

A strong believer in the power of convening people, Allie has a decade of experience in designing & building cultures, communities, and cohorts across a variety of industries. She currently leads Community x Design working alongside partners to facilitate workshops, design programs, and bring innovative perspectives to their teams. Through this work, she’s collaborated on a new executive-education offering with the University of Pennsylvania and IDEO U, developed curriculum for Venture for America’s 200+ fellows, and launched an impact design lab for an Upper West Side Synagogue.

Allie fearlessly believes in educating the next generation of creatives and entrepreneurs and is on the Faculty at Parsons School of Design & NYU’s School of Professional Studies. Her prior work experience includes designing experience & culture at IDEO, and being on the founding teams of the Centre for Social Innovation and Be Social Change, two nonprofits that collectively serve over 15,000 individuals and organizations in New York City and beyond. She is also recognized by the World Economic Forum as a Global Shaper.