Kelvy Bird is an artist and internationally recognized visual practitioner. As co-founder of the Presencing Institute, she has helped shape many of the online and global community offerings, most recently MIT's edX course u.lab: Leading From the Emerging Future. She also co-founded dpict, a firm specializing in scribing to advance social understanding. In 2016, Kelvy co-edited the anthology Drawn Together through Visual Practice. Kelvy lives in Somerville, Massachusetts.