Christine Murakami is the Vice President for Curriculum and as such, the primary curriculum writer for YAA. She has been a member of the YAA community since 2005, acting as Group Host, Discussion Leader, Curriculum Committee Chair, Executive Committee member, and National Operations Committee member. She earned her private pilot certificate in 2005 and her instrument rating in 2010. A teacher since 1985, Christine has spent her career focused on technology and computer science in schools across the country and currently teaches at the Columbus School for Girls in Columbus, Ohio. She earned her Master of Education Degree in Educational Technology in 1995. She enjoys flying her husband, daughter and dog to new adventures whenever the opportunity arises.