Christina is a learning and product designer: She supports educators who are designing or redesigning schools by leading adult learning experiences that jumpstart innovation. She comes to Transcend from Project H Design, a non-profit that teaches young people how to use design and architecture to transform their communities. At Project H, she helped to launch a dedicated space for after-school and summer programming – Girls Garage – and founded a teacher creativity project called Unprofessional Development that sparks creative pedagogy through joyful PD. Previously, she worked for nearly a decade in NYC public schools as an award-winning teacher (feminism, cartography, anthropology) and coach.
Christina earned an MFA in Design and Technology from Parsons, a Masters in Teaching from Pace University, and a BA in History and Urban Studies from UCLA. She lives in Los Angeles, where she recently retired from rowing and currently practices printmaking.