Christa Giesecke

Christa joined Women Win in 2019 as US Programmes Specialist. Her role entails supporting bilateral sport-for-empowerment exchanges and developing partnerships and programming with the US team.

Christa holds an MA in Education, Gender, and International Development from University College London, UK, where her dissertation focused on sport-based interventions to changing gender norms in northern Brazil, where she had previously lived as a Fulbright scholar. Her bachelors degrees in Foreign Languages (Spanish and German) and International Affairs were completed at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, OR, USA.

A dedicated runner, Christa ran her first full marathon in 2018 after years of participating in half marathons and is currently training for her second. In her free time, she enjoys participating in all kinds of outdoor-related adventures, traveling, and attempting to learn new languages.