Mike Weikert '06 is director of the MA in Social Design and Center for Design Practice at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA). He also runs Weikert Design, a Baltimore design studio, and serves as an advisor to Project M, an international social design initiative committed to helping young designers use their skills to create positive change in the world. Previously, he served as co-chair of the undergraduate graphic design department at MICA, partner/creative director at Atlanta-based Iconologic, and as a design consultant to the International Olympic Committee. He's also worked as a designer with Pentagram and taught graphic design and branding at the Portfolio Center in Atlanta.
He was a 2011 Sappi Ideas That Matter Grant Recipient fas well as a 2011 National Science Foundation Grant Recipient and 2011 National Endowment for the Arts, Access to Artistic Excellence Grant Recipient.