Christina attended St Aloysius College from 2002-2011. During her school years she was actively involved in social justice, participated in the Duke of Edinburgh Award and was a member of the Student Representative Council Executive.
After graduating from SAC Christina completed a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) at the University of Adelaide and is in the final stages of completing her PhD in Psychology, specifically focusing on parenting and child emotional wellbeing. She has developed a modified parenting program that takes a family-based approach to parenting, helping mothers and fathers learn strategies to support their children’s development together. Alongside her own research, Christina has worked on a variety of projects, including studies on child physical activity and obesity, and how technology can be utilised to improve physical wellbeing.
She is currently a Course Coordinator at South Australian Institute of Business and Technology (SAIBT) and tutor at the University of South Australia. Christina is also studying for her Masters of Psychology (Clinical).
Christina is involved in Young Mercy Links South Australia –a network of young people passionate about social justice, advocacy, education, and celebrating community connectedness.