Christina Baird has spent her career leveraging design and photography to communicate. Raised by photojournalists, she picked up the camera at an early age to document life around her, and followed in her families footsteps by making visual communications her career path. She earned a BS in Photojournalism and a MA in Interactive design from Ohio University. As a designer she has over a decade of professional experience in interactive design and her work as a communicator has been published in the AP, St. Petersburg Times, NPR, and used as curriculum at several universities. She currently works at the Urban Institute as a Senior Interactive Designer at the senior manager level where she translates complex data analysis into interactive presentations