Natalya Shelburne is a designer, developer, writer, educator, speaker, and artist. She is a software engineer at The New York Times and an occasional instructor at Harvard Extension School. Previously, she was an art director at a non-profit where she taught design. Natalya holds bachelor's degrees in Studio Art and Psychology, and a master's in Creativity and Talent Development. Bridging mental models and building collaborative tools and workflows for design and engineering is at the foundation of much of her work.