Cristina Serra is an in-house research analyst at the Beeck Center.
A rising senior in the School of Foreign Service, she is studying Science, Technology and International Affairs with a concentration in Business, Growth and Development, and a certificate in European Studies. Born in Guatemala City, Cristina has also lived in Los Angeles, Paris and Miami.
Prior to working at the Beeck Center, Cristina interned at Endeavor in Amman, Jordan, as a research analyst focusing on scaling growing Middle Eastern businesses. She has also worked in a non-profit based in Guatemala City that strives to improve education in marginalized areas around the country. In her spare time, Cristina also writes and edits for a non-profit blog in Guatemala that focuses on gender equality in Latin America. Cristina is fluent in Spanish and French and enjoys traveling.
Education: Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service
Hometown: Guatemala City, Guatemala
Favorite Quote: “Everyone has a plan ‘till they get punched in the mouth” – Mike Tyson
What I’m Reading Now: The Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut