Leslie Kwok is a graphic designer, teacher, and writer. She was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, raised in Hong Kong, and primarily educated in the Northeast. She holds a BA in art from Yale University and an MFA in graphic design from Rhode Island School of Design. She has worked as a designer/art director at Ogilvy, Oscar de la Renta, Giampietro+Smith, Local Projects, and The New York Times Magazine. Her work has been recognized by I.D.Magazine and was published in Data Flow: Visualizing Information in Graphic Design (Die Gestalten Verlag GmbH & Co KG, 2008). Leslie was named as one of the "25 Freshest Minds in Design" in the 2009 Emerging Talent List of STEP Inside Design magazine. She works and lives in New York City.