About Kristen

Kristen Sitting on the Balcony of Europe
Sitting on the Balcony of Europe in Nerja, Spain.

I've always been drawn to the entrepreneurial spirit of technology. I'm particularly passionate about how to use technology to improve people's lives and the world we live in. I truly believe in being a Global Citizen and hope to use technology to make a positive impact on our world.

Below is a video that was created as an entry to the New York Innovation Trek in the Fall of 2014. It highlights some work I've done with social enterprises, non-profits, and start-ups committed to making a difference including:

MSU and University of Michigan logo


My undergraduate degree is from Michigan State University in Comparative Cultures and Politics. Currently, I'm earning a Masters of Science in Information with a focus in human computer interaction and entrepreneurship from the University of Michigan.

World soccer ball with html tags

Spare Time

In my spare time I'm usually being active outdoors somewhere or planning my next trip.

Gear symbolizing the inter-workings of the site

About This Site

This site is built from the ground-up and is accessible by screenreaders and tab-friendly. Sublime was used as the the HTML, CSS, and Javascript editor. Adobe Suite and SnagIt technologies helped create the images. Twitter's Bootstrap provided the responsive design. This website is fueled by coffee.