Kirsty joined NBA as a project manager in 2016 and since then her work has focused on early literacy and open licensing for a project funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation but she also collaborates on NBA’s work with OER Africa. Her work on various projects includes research, editing, writing, and content development with a focus on open learning. Kirsty is responsible for communications and social media activities at NBA. Before joining NBA, Kirsty worked in educational publishing, producing titles for South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland and Namibia. Kirsty has extensive experience publishing print and digital textbooks, online assessment and courses, and resource materials for the schools’ curricula across all grades and subjects.