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Courage Engineer, Entrepreneur, Women's Life and Business Coach
Christina is the founder of Rise and Make Waves, where she coaches, inspires and encourages women to be brave, make waves, and take action in their career and life. She is a courage engineer dedicated to helping women take that next step, get "unstuck", rise above challenges, and become their best selves. Before transforming her own life, Christina was the commercial attorney for a multi-billion dollar revenue generating medical device company where she provided legal counsel for their innovation efforts and research and product development. Over the past 25 years, she committed herself to constant learning and new experiences which led her to be a full-time mom, mediator, business ethics professor, realtor, STEM advocate, kettlebell and pilates trainer, and earned a black belt in both kung fu and Filipino arnis. She currently owns RockBox Fitness studios in Arizona, with a mission to change lives. Christina earned her bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Cornell University and her juris doctor from Hamline University School of Law. She was born in Hawaii, grew up in Guam, and has three amazing children.