Christopher Ayala, Communications Specialist

Christopher Ayala

“It’s a privilege to be able to work for an institute with a team that is so passionate and strives for the wellbeing of children and families through research. My goal as a Communications Specialist is to help convey messages and content that are intentional and beneficial to our audience, while analyzing their effectiveness through the analytics lens.”

Christopher is responsible for monitoring all of the institute’s communication channels and producing web analytics reports to ensure digital communication initiatives and goals are being met. He also assists with the planning of the editorial calendar and dissemination of digital communications content, such as social media posts and the institute’s various newsletters. Christopher graduated Cum Laude from St. Edward’s University with a degree in Communications concentrating in Advertising and Public Relations.

Christopher’s professional interests include issues surrounding immigrant children and families, support and advocacy for LGBTQIA+ youth, as well as mental and emotional health for children and teens.

christopher.ayala@austin.utexas.edu