christan balch


Level 8 - 804a - Learning Forum 2 Level 2 - 205
Christan is a queer educator, designer, and enjoyer of all things YA Fiction (proud Gryffindor!). She works at the MIT Media Lab as the Community Engagement Manager for Scratch, a creative coding learning environment where millions of young people create and share their own stories, games, and animations with others around the world. Before working at MIT, Christan designed creative computing curriculum for K-12 education, constructed pop-up maker spaces, and earned her Masters in Technology, Innovation, and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.