Christina Vetter serves as the focal point for stakeholder engagement and policy advocacy to advance the Institute’s research on the nexus of climate, conflict, and gender. She works with the Senior Climate Research Fellow to translate research findings into policy and center women in all global debates and policy on climate change, particularly in conflict-affected settings. Prior to joining GIWPS, Christina worked in NGOs to influence UN policy on climate security and environmental protection, women, peace and security, and the protection of civilians at PAX for Peace and the Center for Civilians in Conflict. Her background also includes research and communications work at UNICEF, the US Department of State, and the Woodrow Wilson Center. Christina holds an MA in International Peace and Conflict Resolution from American University’s School of International Service and a BA in Political Science and Peace Studies from Chapman University.