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Cristina Madrid is a NOAA CCME Graduate Alumni. Cristina completed a M.A. in Disaster Studies at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Cristina graduated with her Masters on December 2018. Cristina is interested in pursuing a career in Emergency Management. She conducted research in the area of social networks among preparedness stakeholders under the supervision of Dr. Owen Temby.

She completed a NERTO internship from June 1, 2018 - August,24, 218 at the NOAA Office for Coastal Management in Silver Spring, Maryland and at the NOAA Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites within the Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center in College Park, Maryland. Her NOAA mentor is Kim Penn and NOAA co-mentor is Melissa A. Kenney