Christina has been working in the field of educational management and international education for over 15 years, teaching, designing, and managing transformational and educational exchange programs for youth and adults. Christina has helped to develop, grow, and maintain the youth exchange portfolio for World Learning’s inbound and outbound youth exchange programs since 2006, managing both State Department–funded youth programs first with Serbia then later for Brazil and Iraq, on themes such as civic education, civil society, multicultural diversity, conflict resolution, and volunteerism and more recently, on private tuition based programs for The Experiment. Currently, Christina is the director of operations for The Experiment in International Living based in Washington, DC,. Before joining World Learning in 2003, Christina taught English to junior and senior high school students and designed teacher training programs for Japanese English teachers on the Japan Teaching and Exchange Program (JET) for three years. Christina received her MA in international communications from the School of International Service with an emphasis on cross-cultural communication and international education from American University in Washington, DC.