Christina Wilson is the lead project manager and outreach director for Community PlanIt, the Engagement Lab's flagship game platform for civic engagement. She has helmed deployments of the platform in collaboration with local agencies, institutions, and NGOs including the Cape Cod Commission, the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative, the MAPC, and Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, and internationally with the UN Development Program in the countries of Moldova and Bhutan. She consults with partners to activate their communities in civic processes and helps organizations to think through and implement new strategies for meaningful engagement with their publics.
Maya WChristine is the Executive Director of CUP. She has over ten years of experience in community design. Prior to joining CUP, she was Assistant Director of the Gulf Coast Community Design Studio in Biloxi, Mississippi, where she provided architectural design and city planning services to low-income communities recovering from Hurricane Katrina. She holds Masters in Architecture and in City Planning from MIT, and a Bachelor of Arts from Brown University.
Colin Maclay directs the Digital Initiative at Harvard Business School. He previously spent nearly a decade building the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. His broad aim is to effectively and appropriately integrate information and communication technologies (ICTs) with social and economic development, focusing on the changes Internet technologies foster in society, policy and institutions. Both as Co-founder of the Information Technologies Group at Harvard’s Center for International Development and at Berkman, Maclay’s research has paired hands-on multi stakeholder collaborations with the generation of data that reveal trends, challenges and opportunities for the integration of ICTs in developing world communities.