Christi Whitworth lives in Arden, North Carolina, near Asheville. She is an informal educator primarily in astronomy education. She currently works as an Adjunct Educator at Roper Mountain Science Center in Greenville, South Carolina. She also volunteers as the Executive Director for the North Carolina Science Education Leadership Association and as Volunteer Instructor Trainer Educator for the American Red Cross. She spent twelve years working as an educator and Director of Learning Experiences at Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute in Rosman, North Carolina. She has previously worked as a science museum and zoo educator, public school science teacher and teacher of the gifted, preschool educator and camp counselor. She holds a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction and a Bachelors in Elementary Education from Tennessee Technological University.