Christina was born Guadalajara and raised in the beautiful and sunny Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
She graduated from University Of Guadalajara in 2015 from the Multimedia Art School where she majored in Photography and Audiovisual Production. During her time in Mexico, she was an active member of “The Starving Artist Studio Gallery, Vallarta ArtWalk, SETAC (LGBT Center), the LGBT Galleries and participated in Art Shows like “Irreal Visual” and “Emergente”.
Even though Christina was able to experience many opportunities in Mexico that other Trans women were not, she had to leave her country and seek asylum in the United States. During the beginning of her transition and arrival in the United States, she realized of the need of bilingual services, legal resources, employment programs and support groups for the LGBTQ Latinx Community who represent one of the most vulnerable populations in the United States.
For the past 7 years, Christina has worked in the creative industry as Audiovisual Producer for “Info Channel Mexico”, an active participant in FICPV (International Film Festival of Puerto Vallarta), FICG (International Film Festival Of Guadalajara) and Premio Maguey.
Christina has also participated and covered LGBTQ events such as SF Pride 2016 -2018, Trans March #Giveusourroses 2018, Vision of Equality 2018, TDOV 2019, and Transgender National Health Summit 2019 etc.
Christina is currently in a happy stage of her life, as the Bilingual Outreach Coordinator and the facilitator for the first Trans Latina Women Support Group in Sacramento. She is able to focus on the needs of the Latinx Community and experience the diversity that makes the LGBTQ Community so special. working with the Bilingual Department of The Sacramento LGBT Community Center.
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