Kristen Intlekofer joined Fistula Foundation in 2016. With an extensive background in writing and editing, Kristen joined the foundation from Santa Clara University, where she was assistant editor of Santa Clara Magazine. Prior to that, she worked in the Office of Communications at Johns Hopkins University, serving as assistant editor of Johns Hopkins Magazine and contributing additional writing, editing, and project management support to numerous marketing and communications efforts. Previously, Kristen worked as a senior editor at Words & Numbers, where she wrote and edited content for textbooks in a variety of disciplines, including health care and sociology. She obtained a bachelor’s in English literature from the University of Maryland, College Park.