Christina Rupp is a Program Manager at ACT Foundation, where she leads national efforts to reimagine the future of working, learning, and living. A future where the connection between working and learning are fused, creating increased educational and economic opportunity that benefits working learners, employers, and the economy. Christina comes to ACT Foundation from the Surdna Foundation where she served in the Thriving Cultures Program and played an integral role in managing the $9M national portfolio, leading grantmaking efforts in support of a variety of projects focused on arts-based economic development, arts and social change, youth artistic training, and community-engaged design. In December 2012, Christina was featured in Public Interest Design 100, which represented the top people and teams working at the intersection of design and service. She also brings years of experience as a program consultant for non-profits and a graphic designer. Christina holds a Master of Arts degree from the Fashion Institute of Technology and a B.F.A. from Indiana State University, where she played Division I soccer.