Christine Lai

Network Connector
The Ready

Christine Lai is a cross-sector collaboration catalyst, connecting capital, ideas, opportunities, and people for positive social change. She is a Connector with multiple communities and organizations, including serving as a Community Activator on the ESHIP Summit Team – an initiative launched by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to support entrepreneurs, build ecosystems, and change the economy – where she focuses on partnerships and strategy.

She also serves as a mentor with the current cohort of Techstars Sustainability, in partnership with The Nature Conservancy, and M!SF!T Labs, an experimental space for the most creative hearts and minds to supercharge their gifts and bring uncommon missions to life.

Christine graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a BA in Political Science and has experience in education, hospitality, organizational culture, and sports. She is geo-flexible [in a different city every few days/weeks] and loves bringing people together to strengthen communities of action and belonging.