Christina drives the planning and delivery of the Program’s Global Meeting Series, alumni convenings, Selection events, and stakeholder events that support the Program’s mission and values and the development of the Fellows’ Fellowship Year and beyond.
Working closely with the Director of Global Meetings, Christina manages the operational and logistical execution of our annual events supporting strategic implementation from planning to delivery.
Christina joins Schmidt Science Fellows after over 10 years in positions leading and managing corporate and stakeholder events. Most recently, as Director of Global Meetings and Events at the International Women’s Forum in Washington, D.C., Christina delivered successful events in Stockholm, Barcelona, and Melbourne connecting women leaders and advancing women’s leadership worldwide. She has deep experience running worldwide convenings, developing planning strategies, coordinating VIP events, and more. She has previously held Senior Meeting Manager roles in various organizations including The Carlyle Group.
Christina holds a BS in Tourism Management from Indiana University and has held a CMP certification by the Events Industry Council since 2010.