Kristin Leigh is the Deputy Director and Director of Community Engagement at Explora in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She is responsible for membership, development, external relations, education, and exhibits. Kristin holds a Master in Education degree in Science Curriculum and Instruction from Arizona State University. She received an Informal Learning Certificate from the Center for Informal Learning and Schools at the Exploratorium and participated in Cohort 6 of the Noyce Leadership Institute. Kristin sits on the Informal Learning Committee of the Board of the National Science Education Leadership Association and has worked on a number of National Science Foundation-funded projects, like Playful Invention and Exploration, Learning Places, Science Firsthand, and was co-PI on Portal to the Public. Prior to entering the informal science community, she was a classroom teacher in Phoenix, Arizona.