Kristina, a California native, is currently a Master’s student at Boston College studying Counseling Psychology. She is deeply passionate about mental health, women’s empowerment, and civic engagement. She hopes to help bridge the mental health care gap for minority populations, including women, ethnic, racial, and sexual minorities. Prior to her postgraduate studies, Kristina served with AmeriCorps through two educational nonprofits, City Year and Reading Partners, as well as worked for a biotechnology startup in Taipei, Taiwan.
At the PKG Center, Kristina is the Graduate Assistant for Social Impact Employment. She works to cultivate collaborative partnerships between students and community organizations to address complex public issues. She is so excited to be a part of the MIT community, and to be working closely with such talented students to drive social change.
Kristina earned her B.A. in Psychology from Bryn Mawr College, where she also swam collegiately. In her spare time, Kristina enjoys running outdoors, checking out quirky coffee shops, and cooking new dishes. Kristina welcomes students to drop by to chat any time (in English and/or Mandarin Chinese!)