Kristen is the Social Media/Communications Coordinator for GRACE. A native of Cleveland, OH, she holds an M.S. in Urban Policy Analysis & Management from The New School-Milano and an M.A. in Women's Studies from the University of Cincinnati. She has a B.A. in English and Women’s Studies from The College of Wooster. Her interests and experience include writing and consulting about renewable energy policy, social justice in food/water systems and green job creation. A volunteer mentor with Girls Write Now and an enthusiastic cook, Kristen lives in Astoria with her cat, Ginsberg.