Emily Wright is a designer and graphic artist focused on usability and visual storytelling. She has worked with several Bay Area groups including Banned by the Bay, Red Ink Studios, Intersection for the Arts, Visual Ink, and Babeland. With a background in illustration from California College of Arts, she is always looking for ways to spin a good story that helps explain complicated scenarios and data sets.
As a 2012 Code for America Fellow, Emily is working with the city of Austin to help homeowners deal with the changing climate in Texas. Her team is building Prepared.ly — an application that will help citizens and local government collaborate in order to prepare for wildfires and conserve water.