Translator

415 E Menomonee St
Milwaukee WI  53202

Phone: (414) 810-1032

Translator

Translator is an experience design studio and idea lab.

Cynthia Thomas - Cofounder
Twitter: @deziner
cindi@translatormke.com

Mark Fairbanks - Cofounder
Twitter: @MarkFairbanks
mark@translatormke.com




Translator is located at 415 E. Menomonee Street in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward.

We offer community Labs on Thursday mornings from 8-10am which are free and open to the public, as well as private MyLabs on Tuesday mornings from 8-10am for facilitated

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Past Events

Civics 101 Lab: Separation of Powers & Conflict of Interests

Civics 101 Lab: Separation of Powers & Conflict of Interests
06:00 pm - 03/16/2017

At Translator

With all the recent debate surrounding our political system, are you wondering how our constitution is designed to support separation of powers? For this first lab...

RePlay Lab: Marquette University Social Innovation Boost Program

RePlay Lab: Marquette University Social Innovation Boost Program
08:00 am - 08/04/2016

At Translator

Group Presenting: RePlay Play is an essential component of the physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development of youth. Yet, in communities with limited...

Community Warehouse Lab: Marquette University Social Innovation Boost Program

Community Warehouse Lab: Marquette University Social Innovation Boost Program
08:00 am - 07/28/2016

At Translator

Group Presenting: Community Warehouse Community Warehouse provides people in the Milwaukee community with affordable home and facility improvement materials while...

Project Return Lab: Marquette University Social Innovation Boost Program

Project Return Lab: Marquette University Social Innovation Boost Program
08:00 am - 07/21/2016

At Translator

Group Presenting: Project RETURN, Inc. Project RETURN (Returning Ex-offenders To Urban Realities and Neighborhoods) exists to help men and women who have experienced...

Lab: Marquette University Social Innovation Boost Program

Lab: Marquette University Social Innovation Boost Program
08:00 am - 06/23/2016

At Translator

Shannon Robak will be presenting her project at this Lab, which seeks to empower disadvantaged individuals through educational exchange programs. Shannon has done...

Exploring Brené Brown's The Daring Way™ Program in 3 Parts

Exploring Brené Brown's The Daring Way™ Program in 3 Parts
05:30 pm - 06/01/2016

At Translator

Translator's own Cindi Thomas is teaming up with Professional Certified Coach and champion for a Compassionate Milwaukee, Kathy Larson, to bring a 3-part workshop...

Haunted Streets Lab: Expanding the Gothic MKE Brand

Haunted Streets Lab: Expanding the Gothic MKE Brand
08:00 am - 05/19/2016

At Translator

Anna Lardinois started Gothic Milwaukee as a hobby business to present haunted, historical walking tours of downtown Milwaukee and is now ready to take her business...

Evening Lab: Courage and Creativity, An Introduction to The Daring Way™

Evening Lab: Courage and Creativity, An Introduction to The Daring Way™
05:30 pm - 05/12/2016

At Translator

Translator's own Cindi Thomas is teaming up with Kathy Larson to bring a workshop to the community on the teachings of Brené Brown. The Daring Way™ is a highly...

Exploratory Lab: Emotional Intelligence

Exploratory Lab: Emotional Intelligence
08:00 am - 04/14/2016

At Translator

Emotional intelligence has become a buzz word in recent years, and means different things to different people. Some say it can be learned. Others disagree and posit...

Follow-Up Lab: Race in the Workplace

Follow-Up Lab: Race in the Workplace
08:00 am - 03/31/2016

At Translator

Milwaukee has the widest racial unemployment gap in the country, with people of color having much higher unemployment rates than whites. While many local employers...

Race in the Workplace: Stories and Dialogue Presented by Translator and Ex Fabula

Race in the Workplace: Stories and Dialogue Presented by Translator and Ex Fabula
10:30 pm - 03/24/2016

At Translator

Milwaukee has the widest racial unemployment gap in the country, with people of color having much higher unemployment rates than whites. While many local employers...

Morning Lab: The White House Worker Voice Initiative

Morning Lab: The White House Worker Voice Initiative
01:00 pm - 03/17/2016

At Translator

Translator was invited to be a part of the newly formed Creative Alliance, a cohort of 14 agencies from across the country who are tabbed to work on cause related...

Evening Lab: The White House Worker Voice Initiative

Evening Lab: The White House Worker Voice Initiative
11:30 pm - 03/03/2016

At Translator

Translator was invited to be a part of the newly formed Creative Alliance, a cohort of 14 agencies from across the country who are tabbed to work on cause related...

Focused Lab: Help MSOE Students Design a Sustainable Jamaican Mango Dehydration Program

Focused Lab: Help MSOE Students Design a Sustainable Jamaican Mango Dehydration Program
02:00 pm - 12/10/2015

At Translator

Joshua Shefner and his fellow MSOE student cohort join us at Lab today to get feedback on designing a solar food-dehydrator and working business model for middle...

Focused Lab: Milwaukee's Newest Hard Cider

Focused Lab: Milwaukee's Newest Hard Cider
02:00 pm - 11/12/2015

At Translator

Join Translator in helping create a brand experience for Milwaukee's newest hard cider! Hard cider is the fastest-growing segment of the beer and flavored malt...

Creative Process Lab: Bass Structures

Creative Process Lab: Bass Structures
01:00 pm - 10/15/2015

At Translator

Have you ever wondered what sound looks like? Bass Structures: The Mark of Sound is a project in which artists Emmanuel Fritz, Collin Schipper, Caleb Anderson,...

Lab: Adapting Communication Styles While Working Within a Multigenerational Workforce: A Millennial's Perspective

Lab: Adapting Communication Styles While Working Within a Multigenerational Workforce: A Millennial's Perspective
08:00 am - 09/24/2015

At Translator

Kelly Lamb joins us at Lab today to discuss her perspective on navigating the intricacies of multigenerational workforces: Within the American workforce, there...

Focused Lab: Milwaukee's Reflo & Sustainable Water Use

Focused Lab: Milwaukee's Reflo & Sustainable Water Use
01:00 pm - 09/17/2015

At Translator

Justin Hagerty, Executive Director of Reflo, joins us at Lab today to discuss the mission and scope of his organization: to become a leader in sustainable water...

Focused Lab: Sustainability for Businesses

Focused Lab: Sustainability for Businesses
01:00 pm - 09/03/2015

At Translator

What is sustainability? Sustainability is technically defined as optimizing the Triple Bottom Line of People, Profit and Planet. But the root of the word simply...

Focused Lab: Connecting through CON-NECT! (Performance + Partnering + Play)

Focused Lab: Connecting through CON-NECT! (Performance + Partnering + Play)
08:00 am - 08/13/2015

At Translator

Edwin Olvera joins us at Lab today to talk about his work with creative movement and the positive impact it has made on his life and the lives of his clients. Edwin...

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