As Grants Manager, Cristina is responsible for managing all aspects of the administration and legal compliance of the Foundation’s grantmaking policies and procedures. She was one of the first employees of the Skoll Foundation.
Prior to joining the foundation, Cristina spent several years in internet and new media industry focusing on content delivery and user interface design. She worked at Stanford University as an online producer and at Walt Disney Internet Group GO.com as an information architect.
Cristina earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Women and Gender Studies and a minor in Film Studies at the University of California at Davis. Her interest led her to South Korea, where she studied and worked at a national organization promoting gender equality and women’s human rights.
Since 2009, Cristina has served on the Board of Director of the Grants Managers Network, nation’s leading association dedicated to advancing the knowledge, skills, and abilities of grants management professionals to benefit the philanthropic community. She was also a principal contributor to the GM Guide, a comprehensive online publication on best practices in grants management.