Christina Becherer

Chair, Disaster Response and Humanitarian Relief Committee

Global Director, Strategic Partnerships

Children International

Christina Venessa Becherer has more than 16 years of experience in partnership building, strategy and impact across civil society, private and public sectors. Demonstrating a constant passion for people, purpose and the development of equitable, inclusive communities, Christina effectively leads complex multi-country programs, builds trust among global teams and fosters radical collaboration.

Before joining Children International as Global Director of Strategic Partnerships in January 2022, Christina led private sector engagement in 24 countries as Director of Global Corporate Partnerships at ChildFund International for 8.5 years. Previously, she was Director of Development at Sustainable Harvest International and International Journalist with the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development. Program work she’s championed has been featured in a National Geographic documentary and received global recognition, such as the 2015 Clinton Global Citizen Award for emergency response mobilization in Liberia and Sierra Leone during the Ebola crisis.

Christina currently serves as Chair of PQMD’s Disaster and Humanitarian Response Committee and member of the Executive Board. She holds a certification in Social Impact Partnership Design from Georgetown University and a certificate in Humanitarian Response to Conflict and Disaster from HarvardX, as well as a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism from Webster University.

Christina Becherer Bio May 3, 2022