Christine Kurihara is the Sr. Associate Director for Global and Communication for the Biodesign Program at Stanford University. She is responsible for supporting the various global activities and all communication and IT projects in the program. In this capacity she serves as managing editor for ebiodesign.org, the companion website to the Biodesign textbook. She was instrumental in helping launch the Stanford-India Biodesign initiative as well as a similar program in Singapore. Prior to joining Biodesign, Kurihara was director of web development for Stanford University Media Solutions, a university-based media services organization. Her career at Stanford has spanned several groups, including the central IT support group, where she served as web coordinator for the first several years of the university’s web presence. In 1997 she co-chaired the 6th International World Wide Web Conference held in Santa Clara, California.