May Malone is the Senior Public Engagement Strategist at the Urban Education Institute. In this role, May helps to expand awareness of and engagement with the research- and practice-based knowledge that UEI produces. May most recently worked as a Kimpton Fellow at the Urban Education Institute in the department of Stategic Communications and National Engagement. May is an award-winning filmmaker specializing in documentaries and short narratives. Previously, she produced, directed, and edited the documentary "After School" with the support of the Seidel Scholars PRISM Grant and interned for the Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success where she supported efforts to improve college access at Erie Neighborhood House in West Town, Chicago. May now volunteers as a mentor for students at Erie in addition to hobby filmmaking.