Meet the Instructors
Lisa Adell Carlson
Database Administrator & Data Visualization Design Specialist
Lisa Carlson is a database administrator and data visualization design specialist for nonprofits and an active member of the global data visualization community. She is a champion of using data to inform and influence. She knows the up-to-date trends in software, design and resources for building effective data visualizations and telling compelling data stories. Carlson has a passion for teaching students the basics of good design. She sets a solid foundation from which they can further develop their skills and proceed on the pathway to success. She has been a part of the University of Washington Data Visualization Certificate Instructional team for several years and is also a graduate of the certificate program.