Cristina Abraham is a Program Analyst and Coordinator at Fontheim International, LLC where she supports the firm’s corporate social responsibility and public policy services. She also supports programs of GlobalWorks Foundation.
Prior to joining the firm, Cristina worked as a Graduate Research Consultant at Fairtrade International, a UK based organization that promotes global trade through fairer wages, better labor conditions, and an enhanced focus on sustainability. In this role, she researched public policies and existing mechanisms that could promote fairer trading opportunities for producers in developing nations. During her undergraduate years, Cristina was selected to be the recipient of the European Centers for Excellence (EUCE) grant. She was also a part-time Case Worker at the Texas Civil Rights Project (TCRP), and during her final semester, she interned with the U.S Department of State Mission to UNESCO (Paris, France).
Cristina graduated as an honors student with a B.A in International Relations and Global Studies from The University of Texas at Austin. She received her MSc in Development Management from The London School of Economics and Political Science. As a graduate student, her research focused on challenges in global public health with a particular focus on funding and economic burden within the South African context.