Christeen Badie is a human-centered, macro-practitioner, who began her career working in international education and supporting projects for global firms. Ms. Badie has spent a decade managing programs and overseeing projects in the health and human services sphere. Most recently, she leads programmatic initiatives with a focus on partnership development, project implementation, and training. She has a passion for serving immigrants, refugees, and using technology to improve the well-being of communities. As an asylee herself, Ms. Badie is especially interested in advocacy and policy in the areas of immigration justice, women's economic empowerment, and reproductive rights. She earned her Bachelor of Science in International Business from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and her Master of Social Work with an emphasis on Global Social Work from Rutgers University. She is an LGSW in Washington, DC, and speaks Arabic and Spanish.