Kristin has more than 20 years’ experience as a journalist, educator, fundraiser and communications professional, with a focus on community development and the arts. She leads communications, marketing and branding efforts for TechTown and the WSU Office of Economic Development and also oversees TechTown’s events and coworking programs. Prior to joining TechTown, she served as Director of Resource Development and Communications for the East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation in Oakland, CA. Kristin is also a poet. Her book about Detroit is called The Straits.