Matchbook Creative’s cofounder and COO, Christy Gormal, has recently been appointed as an Advisory Board Member for IUPUI’s School of Informatics and Computing. There, she will join other industry and media experts in service of improving the school and aiding in the development of student talent within this important emerging field.
In her role as Advisory Board Member, Gormal will join the rest of the board in supporting the Department Chair and faculty towards achieving the department’s overall objectives. Her industry experience as a communicator and businesswoman will aid the department in establishing partnerships between academics and industries, helping students form better professional and networking relationships before graduation, and shaping the school’s curriculum to better develop real-world industry readiness.
“It’s an amazing professional and personal honor, joining both this board and the company of so many other talented men and women influencing the school’s future,” Gormal said. “The value of a quality education is incomparable, and having the power to help improve the education of so many students is a wonderful opportunity to do good.”