Christina Ruhfel

Christina is the Communications and Operations Manager for the MIT Community Innovators Lab (CoLab). She joined CoLab in October 2008 and is responsible for overseeing many of the administrative functions of the Lab related to finance, communications, fund-raising, and human resources. Prior to CoLab, she worked in MIT's Resource Development Department assisting with fund-raising activities for energy and environmental initiatives.

Christina grew up in southeast Michigan where she spent four years as Associate Coordinator of a school-based water quality monitoring program on the Rouge River. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan; and a Master of Liberal Arts in Sustainability and Environmental Management from the Harvard University Extension School in Cambridge, Massachusetts.