Kristen is an L&D expert, having built award-winning learning-experiences that speak to our human-ness, first and foremost. She is driven to create more inclusive, affirming work-places for people (especially women) to thrive. For the last decade, she has helped organizations grapple with what it means to create meaningful work and healthy workplaces via learning, team building, and purpose-creation. She currently runs the global onboarding experience for early-career talent at Atlassian–helping to drive the conversation about how we cultivate new tech talent. She is a recent transplant to Seattle (by way of Austin, TX) where she enjoys gardening, yoga, and exploring the beautiful PNW with her family.