Headshot of Christina Chala, ASAP ProgramChristina Chala, ASAP Program

Christina Chala is a queer identified Arab-Latina social justice educator committed to creating transformative educational spaces and experiences. She currently works as the ASAP Career Specialist at CUNY Medgar Evers College. A proud Community College graduate, she earned her B.A. in Women’s Studies with a minor in LGBT Studies from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) and her M.A. in Higher Education/Student Affairs from New York University (NYU). Her research interests include examining the role intersectionality plays in supporting students with multiple community identities, promoting access and excellence for underrepresented and underserved student populations, and best practices for creating safe and healthy community spaces. She currently chairs the Outreach Sub-Committee for the CUNY LGBTQI+ Council (@LGBTQIPlus) and co-chairs the Medgar Evers College LGBTQIA+ Faculty/Staff Council.