Destry is a freelance multimedia producer based in New York City. She started her career at age five with a protest letter to Milton Bradley about the low visibility of women in board games. She has been telling stories about social justice ever since. These days she focuses on gender, identity, technology, and data science, and specializes in audience engagement. Her interest in multimedia storytelling brought her to to the CUNY Graduate Center, where she studies digital media through data visualization and narrative nonfiction.
Destry has worked on production for WNYC’s Death, Sex & Money and Here’s The Thing, for Panoply Custom’s MoneyMind, and for the independent podcasts Data Stories and Wonderland. She is currently at work on a biography of the reproductive rights activist Beatrice Blair, as well as a multimedia web project exploring the sexual assault crisis on college campuses. She coordinates audience engagement for the OpenLab at the New York City College of Technology, and occasionally makes data graphics just for kicks. She has worked as an educator, researcher, and translator, and has lived in Nicaragua, Bolivia, Chile, and Bangladesh.
You can reach Destry by email at destrysibley[at]gmail[dot]com or on Twitter [at]destrysibs.