Christina Dobson, Director of Navigation Services
Christina Dobson joined Ready for School, Ready for Life in 2017. As the Director of Navigation Services, she has brought together local, state, and national partners to design and implement elements of the Get Ready Guilford Initiative and build a responsive system of care for families and young children.
Christina’s work with Ready for School, Ready for Life is informed by almost two decades of work in the Guilford County community supporting women and families to attain their goals for health, education, and well-being. In 16 years at the YWCA Greensboro, Christina designed and managed a variety of programs for young parents and their children. Following her work at the YWCA, Christina dedicated a year to United Way of Greater Greensboro, through the AmeriCorps VISTA program, helping to create a community-wide network to support family economic stability. She is committed to addressing systemic barriers so that all children can thrive.
Christina graduated from Harvard University and earned her Master of Education degree from the University of Michigan. She lives in Greensboro with her husband, and they have two grown children.