Christina Preston

Program Associate, Global Development and Population

Christina Preston is a Program Associate in Global Development and Population at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. She manages grantmaking budgets and processes across the program, which seeks to improve the wellbeing of vulnerable populations in developing countries.

Prior to joining the foundation, Christina taught English classes such as writing, reading and world affairs at Busan International High School in South Korea. Earlier, she supported capital project operations for the Project Management Group at Sea-Tac Airport in Seattle and taught English as a second language to immigrants in Seattle and to monks and refugees in India.

A California native, Christina holds a bachelor’s degree in liberal studies from California State University, Chico, and a master’s of education degree from Seattle University. During her college years, she was president of Students Taking Action Now: Darfur, a nonprofit organization that raised awareness about the crisis in Sudan.

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