Once upon a time, Beth worked in management and web marketing in the apparel industry. Although she fell out of love with promoting apparel and the consumerist behavior that comes with it, during this time she fell in love with data analytics, graphic design, video editing, and all things digital. In 2009, she was accepted to GA Tech's Master's Program in Digital Media, where much of her research focused on participatory design and mobile mapping with local farmers and fruit tree foragers. Seeking more adventure, upon graduation she moved to San Francisco and spent 2012 as a freelance graphic designer, supporting large-scale sculptors and working for Burning Man's nonprofit. She could not be more pleased to have followed this path to Stamen and to be surrounded by fellow enthusiasts in maps and data viz.