Christina Pope

Christina Pope is Senior Director of Welcoming International, a program of Welcoming America that supports and connects civil society and government institutions advancing inclusion at the local level around the world.

Previously, Christina was Senior Network Director at Welcoming America, where she designed programs and strategy for the organization’s network of local governments and nonprofits. She addressed new and emerging needs in the field and provided technical assistance to organizations making local policy, program, and system change to advance immigrant inclusion.

Christina’s background is in community development and international education, including prior roles at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, the community-based organization CASA, and the public school system of Recife, Brazil as a Fulbright grantee. Based in St. Louis, MO, she holds a Bachelor of Arts in comparative literature and American studies from Oberlin College.