Community Engagement Manager - FDWs
Kristina rejoined PathFinders in 2019, as one of our team leaders in the Community Engagement and she was also our senior case manager back in 2012 who drove the outreach and home country programmes. She believes in building the "Community of Change and Culture of Hope '' and sees PathFinders and her current role shared that belief.
Possess more than 15 years of frontline experiences with migrant workers in Hong Kong, Kristina has been developing her career focusing on migration, social and psychosocial services for foreign domestic workers (FDWs) throughout her professional roles such as in-charge of Christian Action and Mission 21 Switzerland's joint project, providing shelters and pyschosocial supports to vulnerable FDWs, as well as one of the trainers in Enrich and CARITAS Asian Migrant Workers Social Service Project among many others.
She graduated from STFT Jakarta Indonesia with final thesis focused on the stories of marginalities and spirituality of resistance. She was a member of students executive board and professor's asisstant during her university years. She then worked in the Research, Development and Community Service Unit and was the residence master in her alma mater prior to starting her professional and life's journey in Hong Kong.
Manager, Community Engagement Home Country Integration
After building a career in hospitality industry for over 20 years, Medina became more involved in the NGO community in 2013, from teaching English to visually impaired youths, helping with program translations and presentations, to providing various makeup services for charities across Hong Kong, Indonesia and Vietnam. She joined PathFinders in 2018 to lead its Home Country Integration Programme, collaborating closely with relevant consulates in Hong Kong and local NGOs in Indonesia and The Philippines where the majority of our beneficiaries are from. She also maintains the program's commitment to providing educational and mental support, relevant information and resources and other necessary assitance to our returning mothers and their children prior to leaving Hong Kong and if needed, at their home country.
Medina who's pursuing her interest in life coaching, is passionate about making a positive impact in the community and she believes that determination, hard work and sincerity coupled with resilience will always lead to success, and that every effort counts.
Policy & Research Officer
Greta joined PathFinders in January 2020 as Policy & Research Officer, responsible for managing and coordinating PathFinders’ Access to Influence, policy, lobbying and systemic change initiatives.
Greta has a strong research background in migrant integration and immigrant identity development, having done extensive ethnographic research exploring the integration processes of North Korean defectors and Uyghur immigrants in Britain. She holds a master’s degree in International Migration and Public Policy from the London School of Economics, UK and a bachelor’s degree in Government and Public Administration from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.