Christina Watkins

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Director | NAWIC LA #42

Community Economic Developer
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Christina is the local hire coordinator for construction at LAX which includes managing LAWA’s participation in the HireLAX Apprenticeship Readiness Program out of LA Southwest College. Her role is to facilitate new, local, construction workers into ongoing LAX and other local projects, advancing opportunities for local residents, women, and minorities into good-paying, union jobs. She was introduced to construction during her time in the US Army where she served two tours in Iraq, earning a Bronze Star. Christina is a member of the Los Angeles Veterans Collaborative, working to improve employment opportunities for veterans, thus decreasing homelessness and suicide rates. She has a MA in Organizational Behavior from Alliant International University.