Kirstyn A. Flood is a senior at the University of Maryland, College Park, where she majors in Multiplatform Journalism and Government & Politics. Her primary interests are the media, education and social policy. Before joining Civic Advisors, she interned in a congressman's office and a committee on Capitol Hill; she also has experience reporting for magazines and newspapers throughout Maryland. Kirstyn was a member of the 2015-2016 cohort of Rawlings Undergraduate Leadership Fellows at UMD, which sparked her interest in policy and advocacy. A Baltimore County native, she enjoys watching documentaries, shopping and writing.