Kristen Walker is a Graphic and Web Designer with a passion for creative storytelling, studying the interwoven roles of language and culture, and building cross-cultural relationship through design and digital media. Her current role as a Marketing and Communications Specialist with Transformational Engagement at World Vision enables her to build upon her experience through the conceptualization, design, and production of effective corporate marketing solutions, and to engage a broad community through communications strategies she’s learned at the MCDM. Highlights from her time in Cohort 12 include two graduate seminar and independent study abroad trips to French Polynesia and a Creative Leadership internship.

Kristen is a Seattle native, an outdoor enthusiast, a passionate long distance runner, and globe-trotting adventurer. Connect with her on LinkedIn or follow her on Twitter as @kris10_m_walker.

Talk to Kristen about: Graphic design and visual content creation, be it print or digital; storytelling through digital media; studying the relationship between digital media & social networking and indigenous knowledge systems, culture, and traditions in French Polynesia; crafting CommLead independent studies and internships; study abroad program possibilities.