Christine Nielsen is a professor of International Business and Strategy at the University of Baltimore’s Merrick School of Business, where she holds the Yale Gordon Chair of Distinguished Teaching. She was the 2007 Fulbright-SyCip Distinguished Lecturer in the Philippines, the first woman to receive this Award. Her research interests include global social enterprise development, cross-cultural management, and international competitiveness.
A member of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis’ UN Global Justice Committee, Nielsen serves as co-chair of the Buhata Pinay (Do It, Filipina) program, which works collaboratively with the NGO’s leaders in the Philippines on behalf of women’s development through initiatives to strengthen education, livelihood opportunities, healthcare and safety, and leadership skills.
Nielsen also serves on the advisory committee for the 2009 International Convocation of Unitarian Universalist Women.