Founder and Principal | URBNRX
Cristina Garmendia is Founder and Principal at URBNRX, where she advises governments, foundations, and nonprofits on accountability and the use of data to inform decision making. She is the designer of the City of St. Louis’ Equity Indicators, and authored its Baseline Report released in January 2019. Her unique background in government innovation, data and technology, and impact assessment informed the development of racial equity metrics responsive to the Ferguson Commission's Calls to Action. She currently serves on St. Louis' COVID19 Regional Response Team and the Board of Directors for the Open Architecture Collaborative. Cristina graduated from Washington University in St. Louis' Sam Fox School of Design with a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government with a Master of Public Policy.