Research & Engagement Specialist
Millie Smith holds a BA from Virginia Tech in the interdisciplinary major Humanities, Science, and Environment, with minors in Civic Agriculture & Food Systems and Public & Urban Affairs. She has worked over five years in North Carolina in a variety of positions, including direct community outreach, childhood education, food systems, grant management and consulting, and is now based in Asheville. Millie is an experienced researcher and data analyst and most recently worked for the NASA DEVELOP National Program examining rapid feasibility of remote-sensing data.
Millie is the Research & Engagement Specialist at Carolina Creative Works and consults on various projects to manage and collect data, perform data analysis, manage public outreach and community engagement, and provide meeting and event support to clients in a broad range of fields. She is also a social media specialist and assists with web and online content and brand creation, and supports evaluation work through data management and report creation.