Kirstyn Flood's interests include education and social policy. She previously interned on Capitol Hill, and has reported for magazines and newspapers throughout Maryland. She was a member of the 2015-2016 cohort of Rawlings Undergraduate Leadership Fellows on her campus, which sparked her interest in policy and advocacy. A Baltimore County native, Kirstyn is a graduate of George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology. She is currently a senior at University of Maryland, College Park, where she majors in Multiplatform Journalism and Government & Politics.