Human Rights and Gender
Christina obtained her Juris Doctor from The George Washington University Law School and has worked as an international lawyer and development professional specializing in gender equality, human rights and social inclusion for nearly 20 years, 15 of which have been spent working with international field missions in conflict and/or post conflict environments. Christina has extensive experience in designing and managing complex multi-stakeholder projects involving national and local governments, independent institutions, and civil society organizations. She specializes in implementing programmes to: further social inclusion of marginalized groups through sustainable capacity building and legislative reform, strengthen gender inclusion and empowerment in the civil and political and social-economic spheres, and operationalize a human based approach to development. Christina has worked with both international and bi-lateral donors. She spent a decade in the Balkans as a legal advisor, project manager and team leader with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. She also spent five years in Haiti with the United Nations and Organization of American States working in the humanitarian sector.
Programme management specialized in conflict and post-conflict environments with an emphasis on gender equality, social inclusion and human rights Strengthening inclusion of marginalized groups in education, health, employment, legal and security sectors legislative, policy and programmatic review and analysis
Native English speaker, fluent Swedish, highly proficient Haitian Creole, conversational French