Christina Cho

Barbara Harlow Intern in Human Rights & Social Justice (Fall 2018); Undergraduate Intern (Spring 2019)
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View Christina's BDP poster here to learn more about their experience as a Harlow intern.

Christina Cho is a junior majoring in International Relations and Global Studies, minoring in French, and pursuing a Bridging Disciplines Program Certificate in Social Entrepreneurship & Nonprofits with a strand in Community Welfare & Social Justice. She has worked as a case management intern at Casa Marianella by assisting asylees and former detainees from the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America apply for employment, find housing, and translate French during resident in-takes. While interning at Casa Marianella, she independently researched the path to asylum in the United States, collecting data on recently arrived asylees residing in Austin. Currently, Christina is working with three UT professors, three UT students, and the University of Ghana on a research, social impact, and entrepreneurship project on colorism in Ghana and UT Austin for the President’s Award for Global Learning. She will be traveling in the summer of 2019 to Accra, Ghana, to conduct qualitative research on female students at the University of Ghana. Christina is also part of Texas 4000 for Cancer. She will be biking from Austin, Texas, to Anchorage, Alaska, in the summer of 2020 in the fight against cancer by fundraising for cancer research and services. After graduation, Christina plans to pursue a graduate degree in global policy.