Program Coordinator, Professional Fellows Program on Inclusive Civic Engagement
Bachelor of Science, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Finance/Marketing; Post-Graduate Diploma, University of Cape Town, Cape Town South Africa, Disability Studies; Graduate Student, University of Massachusetts, Boston, Global Inclusion and Social Development
Christa coordinates all ICI US-based Fellowship Program activities in partnership with Humanity & Inclusion. During her previous work with EmbraceKulture, an organization focused on building capacity of organizations that serve children and youth with developmental and cognitive disabilities in Uganda and across East Africa, Christa managed multi-country, multi-disciplinary working teams composed of academic experts from local and international non-profit organizations and individuals directly impacted by the work. Christa is recognized as an Ashoka Changemaker. Her program innovations have been featured by United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). She is currently based in Boston, Massachusetts.
- Email: Christa.Preston@umb.edu