For more than 20 years, Christie has worked to promote a wide range of social justice and environmental issues across the Americas, Europe, Africa and Asia. She was most recently the Global Director of Sustainability at the global law firm of Baker McKenzie. Prior to that, she was the Creative Director for Virgin Unite, Sir Richard Branson’s charitable foundation in London focused on climate change, conflict resolution, health and education. She has also worked as a refugee advocate with the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights in New York and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Peshawar, Pakistan. Christie received a BA in Liberal Arts from Sarah Lawrence College and also studied printmaking at the Universidad de Costa Rica. She currently lives in Brooklyn, NY, and Portland, Maine.