Cristy Guleserian, M.A., is the executive director of principled innovation at Arizona State University, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College (MLFTC). Cristy works collaboratively with faculty, staff, students, and community partners to integrate MLFTC’s core value of principled innovation into culture, curriculum, and practice. Cristy strives to engage harmony through creativity, care, and compassion. She is passionate about designing inclusive environments and systems where humans feel seen, heard, and valued. In prior roles, Cristy was director of social emotional learning and character development programs at Casa Center for Positive Social Change and has served as an Iinterpersonal communications consultant in education, business, nonprofits, and healthcare.