Christina Wallace is the Founding Director of BridgeUp: STEM, a new educational initiative at the American Museum of Natural History focused on introducing girls and minorities to computer science. It is funded by a generous 5-year grant from the Helen Gurley Brown Trust.
An avid writer, she contributed a chapter to Passion and Purpose, published by Harvard Business Press in 2011. She was named to Mashable’s list of “44 Female Founders to Know” in 2012 and has been profiled in Marie Claire, the Wall Street Journal, and Fast Company, among others. In 2013 she won the $250,000 Take the HELM grant to open Startup Institute's New York campus. In her free time, Christina is an accomplished classical pianist, cellist, and vocalist, as well as an amateur athlete, with 15 half marathons, 2 triathlons, and one full marathon under her belt. She currently resides in New York City.