Shirley Wu is an award-winning creative focused on data-driven art and visualizations. She has worked with clients such as Google, The Guardian, Scientific American, SFMOMA, International Rescue Committee, and more to develop custom, highly interactive data visualizations. She combines her love of art, math, and code into colorful, compelling narratives that push the boundaries of the web.
In 2021, she co-authored Data Sketches with Nadieh Bremer, a hybrid textbook and coffee table book that details the process behind 24 data visualization projects.
She is currently pursing a Master's at New York University's Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP), with the goal of bringing her data stories into the physical world.

Transition: Work In Progress

This is a story about identity, burnout, finding courage, rekindling a dream, and settling into the discomfort of not knowing what comes next. Oh, and lots of dataviz.