Christine Tran is a first-generation high school graduate from South El Monte, CA. She is passionate about people, places, food, and stories that connect us all. Her diverse background in education, food justice, communities, and policy has taken her across the country and around the world. As a multimedia storyteller, Christine aspires to create narratives to deepen our understanding of each other, the food we eat, and the world we share. She leads the Los Angeles Food Policy Council, the largest Food Policy Council in the country. Christine is a graduate of UCLA, Columbia University, and is currently a Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Washington.