The Director of Communications at The Representation Project, Cristina Escobar is a strategic leader and creative communications professional with the mission of advancing gender equality. Over the last decade, she has exponentially built the audience for the causes she has championed, while also increasing that audience’s engagement. She has been featured in such leading media outlets as Anderson Cooper Live, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, and NPR. Before joining The Representation Project, she was a leader in the domestic violence field, inspiring young people to create a culture of healthy relationships. She graduated Phi Betta Kappa, magna cum laude with a degree in English literature and Spanish language from Occidental College. She also holds a certificate in nonprofit leadership and management.