Crystal Cason is EnCompass’ chief visual storyteller, passionate about transforming data and information into stories that foster positive change in the world. She has led EnCompass’ Communications Services team since 2019, applying her expertise to continually improving information design and creative reporting for EnCompass and its clients. She has a talent for developing unique, accessible, and human-centered products that tell the story of results from global development programming. Ms. Cason is also a skilled photographer, adding a keen eye for composition, color, and subject matter to her skill set.
With more than a decade of experience, Ms. Cason has programmatic experience in HIV/AIDS, human rights and gender equality, and community development, and has worked in Central America, Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Southeast Asia. She has worked with a variety of clients, including USAID, the State Department, a variety of UN organizations, and numerous foundations. Ms. Cason is a skilled trainer who teaches courses on data visualization and creative reporting. She has an MA in International Relations from Webster University.