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Christy Kingsbury

Christy Kingsbury

Graphic Designer

Christy Kingsbury is a graphic designer with over a decade of experience. Having previously worked for both large nonprofits, as well as small agencies, she’s established specialties in the following areas: visual communications and storytelling, editorial design, typography, art direction, photography, and digital marketing. She has a passion for content-driven design, and enjoys the challenge of taking a complex concept and using design to make it digestible for readers.

Christy has a Bachelors of Journalism degree with an emphasis in Magazine Design from the University of Missouri.



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Join CCI’s Literary Odyssey: Introducing Our Book Club

Each month, the CCI team selects a new book to read and discuss together. Our book club selections cover a wide range of topics that are relevant to charter cities, but they are most often related to development, urban issues, and governance. In this ongoing series, reviewers will offer summaries of the books we’ve read and share some of the highlights from our discussions.

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Walking the Un-Walkable: First Publication

“Walking the Un-Walkable” delves into the act of walking in Lusaka, examining both the obstacles and possibilities for enhancement. The project seeks to produce policy briefs and research that are grounded in evidence. Our goal is to provide guidance for a transformative approach to urban planning, policies, and infrastructure investments that prioritize a more accessible and pedestrian-friendly built environment. “Walking the Un-Walkable” revolves around four designated walks, designed to replicate the walking experience along specific routes and thereby identify hurdles and deficiencies in pedestrian pathways. This publication documents the outcomes of the initial walk and mapping exercise, incorporating insights from local partners, community members, and participating students. Future publications will be released to document subsequent phases of the project.

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November 16-18, 2023 | Kigali, Rwanda


You won’t want to miss the first-ever Africa’s New Cities Summit!