Charlotte McCurdy was born in New York City and currently lives and works in Providence, RI.

She is a Masters of Industrial Design candidate at the Rhode Island School of Design and received her BA from Yale University in Global Affairs.

As a designer, McCurdy focuses on embodied interactions. She teaches creative coding in RISD's Digital & Media department and serves as the Graduate Student Liaison for the Industrial Design department's metal shop. Previously, she consulted major multinational corporations on sustainability strategy at the intersection of agriculture and developing economies.