Our desire is to locate, inspire, and nurture the world’s future leaders.

Our Programs

Aether is an organization that creates transformational experiences intended to develop empathic and strategic leadership at all levels. It's a systematic layering of 3 educational platforms - SHiFT, META, and PRSM.

We have partnered with talented individuals, disruptive communities, and engaged corporations to develop a potent mixture of resources and passion that fuels the perfect recipe for the creation of positive global change.

What our friends are saying about us.

“Shift was more than just an opportunity to explore design outside the classroom. It served as a way to connect, collaborate, and test my strength as both a leader and a follower.”

Gabi Burton-Rodriguez - Industrial Designer at Kohler

2016-07-26T16:59:06+00:00

Gabi Burton-Rodriguez - Industrial Designer at Kohler

“Shift was more than just an opportunity to explore design outside the classroom. It served as a way to connect, collaborate, and test my strength as both a leader and a follower.”
“Shift definitely exceeded my expectations.”

Anne Mason - Industrial Designer at Consolidated Container Company

2016-07-26T17:12:23+00:00

Anne Mason - Industrial Designer at Consolidated Container Company

“Shift definitely exceeded my expectations.”
“I think every designer needs to get a breath of fresh air every now and then, and get back to the basics of design.”

Madison Smith - Industrial Designer at Pip Tompkin Studio

2016-07-26T17:01:53+00:00

Madison Smith - Industrial Designer at Pip Tompkin Studio

“I think every designer needs to get a breath of fresh air every now and then, and get back to the basics of design.”
“I met and connected with so many people that I normally wouldn't have at a regular conference.”

Taylor Hester - Service Designer at IHG

2015-08-20T12:50:12+00:00

Taylor Hester - Service Designer at IHG

“I met and connected with so many people that I normally wouldn't have at a regular conference.”
"It’s easy to find yourself trapped in a bubble, this experience opens up your mind to think and move laterally.”

Mark Wills - Designer at Google

2016-07-26T17:10:21+00:00

Mark Wills - Designer at Google

"It’s easy to find yourself trapped in a bubble, this experience opens up your mind to think and move laterally.”
“I wouldn’t have exchanged this week for anything.”

Natalie Huertas - Student at The University of Wisconsin-Stout

2016-07-26T17:12:57+00:00

Natalie Huertas - Student at The University of Wisconsin-Stout

“I wouldn’t have exchanged this week for anything.”
"Tom Gattis is a badass. Just join. You’ll be glad you did [drop mic]."

Adam Green - Industrial Designer, Home Depot

2016-07-26T17:14:08+00:00

Adam Green - Industrial Designer, Home Depot

"Tom Gattis is a badass. Just join. You’ll be glad you did [drop mic]."

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