Lyubava Kroll, MDes, is a visual communication designer, illustrator, and researcher. Her interests include interdisciplinary learning and participatory design as methods to promote creativity and social awareness. Her independent body of work primarily focuses on social and environmental issues. She has previously worked as a design consultant in Canada for the Government of Alberta, University of Alberta, National Research Council of Canada, Sustainable Waterloo Region, as well as a marketing specialist for WSPA/World Animal Protection and National Dance Institute in New York. She is currently freelancing, pursuing artistic opportunities like the Japan Day Contest, and continuing to develop her design, illustration, and research interests.