Ma. Christina Fernandez, Workshop Facilitator

Christina began presenting on the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) to The Girls Empowerment Workshop in 2016 and joined the education team as a facilitator in January of 2018. Christina has been working in Education since 2002 in various positions such as paraprofessional, translator, tutor, camp counselor, and ultimately teacher. Christina graduated from CSU Channel Island with a bachelor’s in Mathematics with an emphasis in Education. Then went on to earn her Single Subject Credential in Mathematics with a Masters in Technology in Education. She is now back to it working on Administrative and Leadership credential in CSU Channel Island. Christina is currently working as a math teacher and lead teacher at Vista Real Charter High School. Additionally, she received training on the sexual exploitation of children and has worked on educating her community on this important subject. Christina is passionate about empowering women and girls and in her efforts to educate, empower and inspire our youth.