Cristina grew up in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico aka “La Isla del Encanto”. She earned her B.A. from the Pennsylvania State University in International Relations with minors in International Studies, Sociology, and French. After undergrad, she attended Suffolk University School of Law in Boston, MA, graduating in May 2016. During law school, she worked as a Law Clerk for Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP in Boston. She also worked with Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Inc. in Mexico City providing direct services and legal representation to migrants with claims relating to their employment in the United States, and with the Human Rights Commission of the City of Boston drafting policy addressing racial and social justice. Cristina joined the Phoenix office of the Florence Project in September 2016 and became Managing Accredited Representative in July 2019. She loves to cook and travel. Being new to Arizona, she looks forward to exploring all that Arizona has to offer.