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Kristin Bayans

Pronouns:

She/Her

Availability:

Available

Full or Part-time

Position Type:

Portland

Oregon

United States of America

Years in the field:

11 – 15 Years

Areas of Expertise

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion + Access, Education, Exhibits development, Grants/Foundational Giving, Information/Technology/Digital, Outreach and Public Engagement, Partnerships, Project Management, Research & Evaluation, Social Media, Strategic Planning

My specialty is flipping the script on how people think, play, and communicate. I have fifteen years of hands-on experience in creating and managing public programs, exhibits, and educational media projects in partnership with communities across the Pacific Northwest and the DC VA area. I've worked at science, art, and historic house museums.

 

In addition to these skills, I volunteer as an interpretive whale watching guide with the Oregon State Parks and serve in a CoastWatch citizen-science post for the Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition. Recently, I passed part one of the Oregon Master Naturalist certification process, which allows me to participate in science education projects across the state.

 


Skills:

interviewing, empathetic listening, digital storytelling, participatory installations, interpretive planning, exhibition development, accessibility strategies, research and writing, grant writing, facilitation, partnership development, community curation, audio and video editing, and project management.